This beginners' unit introduces basic communication skills in understanding and speaking Japanese. Students will also learn to write the two Japanese syllabaries and approximately 60 kanji characters and to recognise at least 100 kanji characters in context. Relevant socio-cultural information is integrated with the language learning.
2x1hr lectures/week, 2x1hr tutorials/week
continuous class assessment (i.e. weekly quizzes, speaking, writing, listening tests) (equivalent to 2000wds) (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%)
HSC Japanese Continuers, or HSC Japanese Beginners, or HSC Japanese Background Speakers, or JPNS1113 or JPNS1114, or JPNS1111, or HSC Japanese Extension