Japanese 3 (JPNS2611)


This unit consolidates basic grammar and introduces intermediate grammar, through communicative methods and reading practice. By the end of the semester, students should be able to keep up a conversation for a short time in a dialogue, to write short passages without the assistance of dictionaries, to read narrative texts, and to recognise the difference between written and spoken modes of communication in Japanese. Students will be able to write approximately 200 kanji and to recognise about 300 kanji.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


3x1hr tutorials/week


continuous assessment (including class quizzes, tests and Written assignments) (equivalent to 3000wds) (75%), 1x1hr exam (25%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(HSC Japanese Continuers, and 65% or more in HSC Japanese Beginners) or JPNS1121 or JPNS1612


JPNS1114, or JPNS2212, or 70% or greater in HSC Japanese Continuers

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