Japanese 9 (JPNS3631)


This unit aims at the further development of skills beyond the intermediate level of Japanese. The goals of the unit include the development of skills in language analysis; the understanding of unfamiliar texts of a non-specific nature; the ability to summarise, to evaluate texts critically and to appreciate authentic Japanese texts, including literary texts. At the conclusion of the unit, students will be able to write 800 kanji and recognise some 1600 kanji.

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2x1-hr tutorials/week


continuous class assessment including essay writing (equivalent to 1000wds) (17%), 1x1000wd mid-semester exam (17%), group and individual presentations (equivalent to 2000wds) (33%), 1x2hr exam (33%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

JPNS2302 or JPNS3622



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