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Japanese 1 - JPNS1611

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.

Classes
2x1hr lectures/week, 2x1hr tutorials/week

Assessment
5x100wd kanji quizzes (10%), 1x750wd speaking test (15%), 1x750wd listening test (15%), 1x2hr final exam (40%), 1x500wd culture final test (20%)

Prohibitions

HSC Japanese Continuers or HSC Japanese Beginners or HSC Japanese Background Speakers or JPNS1113 or JPNS1114 or JPNS1111 or HSC Japanese Extension

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive December

25 Nov 2019

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 06 Dec 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive July

24 Jun 2019

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 19 Jul 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
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