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
5x100wd kanji quizzes (10%), 1x750wd speaking test (15%), 1x750wd listening test (15%), 1x2hr final exam (40%), 1x500wd culture final test (20%)
HSC Japanese Continuers or HSC Japanese Beginners or HSC Japanese Background Speakers or JPNS1113 or JPNS1114 or JPNS1111 or HSC Japanese Extension