Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

Note: the Summer session of JPNS1611 Japanese 1 will not be offered by the Summer School in 2015. Instead, JPNS1611is being offered in intensive mode in January 2015 (session 101).

Students wishing to enrol may do so via Sydney Student. Classes commence on 5 January.

JPNS3631 - Japanese 9

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rebecca Suter


This unit aims at the further development of skills beyond the intermediate level of Japanese. The goals of the unit include the development of skills in language analysis; the understanding of unfamiliar texts of a non-specific nature; the ability to summarise, to evaluate texts critically and to appreciate authentic Japanese texts, including literary texts. At the conclusion of the unit, students will be able to write 800 kanji and recognise some 1600 kanji.


continuous class assessment including essay writing (equivalent to 1000wds) (17%), 1x1000wd mid-semester exam (17%), group and individual presentations (equivalent to 2000wds) (33%), 1x2hr exam (33%)


2x1-hr tutorials/week


JPNS2302 or JPNS3622




  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





Test 1

1 This class runs from Week 12 to Week 13

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