Japanese 5 (JPNS2621)


This unit aims to develop students' speaking, writing and reading skills for the intermediate level of Japanese, so that they are able to use Japanese in a variety of situations. Students will be expected to achieve the following linguistic skills: switch to appropriate speech style in formal and informal situations; express opinions and thoughts; write about 350 kanji and recognise at least 600 kanji. Writing and reading practice will consolidate grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge.

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Further unit of study information


3x1hr tutorials/week


Weekly online quiz and class participation (10%), 2x30min in-class quiz (10%), 1x50min Mid-semester test (20%), 1x50min listening test (10%), 1x400wd communication task and presentation (20%), 1x2hr exam (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


HSC Japanese Extension, or 70%+ in Japanese Continuers, or JPNS1124, or JPNS2222, or JPNS2612



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