Japanese 1 (JPNS1611)

UNIT OF STUDY

This beginners' unit introduces basic communication skills in understanding and speaking Japanese. Students will also learn to write the two Japanese syllabaries and approximately 60 kanji characters and to recognise at least 100 kanji characters in context. Relevant socio-cultural information is integrated with the language learning.

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Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 2x1-hr tutorials/week

Assessment

continuous class assessment (i.e. weekly quizzes, speaking, writing, listening tests) (equivalent to 2000wds) (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

JPNS1111, HSC: Japanese Continuers, HSC: Japanese Background Speakers, JPNS1113, JPNS1114, HSC: Japanese Beginners, HSC: Japanese Extension

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