Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

[[b|Note:]] the Summer session of JPNS1611 Japanese 1 will not be offered by the Summer School in 2015. Instead, JPNS1611 is being offered in intensive mode in January 2015 (session 101). Students wishing to enrol may do so via Sydney Student.

JPNS3673 - Japanese Society

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Chunfen Shao

Description

Is Japan a unique country? What are the similarities and differences between Japan, Australia and other countries? This unit of study offers students the opportunity to explore various aspects of contemporary Japanese society and culture through reading Japanese texts in the original, through group discussions, and through cross-cultural comparisons. Students will develop their own opinions on a range of social and cultural issues while improving their reading, analytical, and both oral and written communication skills.

Assessments

continuous class assessment, including class quizzes, tests, presentation and written assignments (equivalent to 5000wds) (83%), 1x1hr exam (17%)

Classes

2x1-hr seminars/week

Prerequisites

JPNS1123 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622 or JPNS1125

Prohibitions

JPNS3314

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