This unit consolidates basic grammar and introduces intermediate grammar, through grammar tutorials, communicative methods and reading and writing practice. By the end of the semester, students should be able to keep up a conversation for a short time in a dialogue, to write short passages without the assistance of dictionaries, to read narrative texts, and to recognise the difference between written and spoken modes of communication in Japanese. Students will be able to write approximately 200 kanji and to recognise about 300 kanji.
10x100wd quizzes (10%), 1x500wd writing test (15%), 1x500wd speaking test (15%), 1x500wd listening test (10%), 1x2hr final exam (50%)
HSC Japanese Continuers with a final mark of less than 70% or HSC Japanese Beginners with a final mark of 65% or more or JPNS1121 or JPNS1612Prohibitions
JPNS1114 or JPNS2212 or 70% or greater in HSC Japanese Continuers