Japanese 2 (JPNS1612)


This unit develops both the basic communication skills and the learning skills introduced in semester one. Students will continue to learn to use and understand Japanese in meaningful, everyday contexts. They will be able to write more than 150, and to recognise at least 200 kanji characters in context. Relevant socio-cultural information is integrated with the language learning.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorials/week


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

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


JPNS1111 or JPNS1611


JPNS1112 or JPNS1123 or JPNS1124 or JPNS1125 or JPNS1121

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.