Japanese 4 (JPNS2612)


This unit aims to consolidate basic grammar and introduce intermediate grammar through communicative methods and reading practice. By the end of the semester, students are expected to be able to sustain a conversation about a selected topic for several minutes in a dialogue, to write a well-structured short Essay without the assistance of dictionaries, and to read Japanese texts on a wide variety of topics. They will be able to write approximately 300 kanji and to recognise about 400 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


JPNS1114 or JPNS2212 or JPNS2611


JPNS1124 or JPNS2222

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.