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Japanese 5 - JPNS3611

Year - 2020

This unit aims to develop students' speaking, writing and reading skills for the intermediate level of Japanese, so that they are able to use Japanese in a variety of situations. Students will be expected to achieve the following linguistic skills: switch to appropriate speech style in formal and informal situations; express opinions and thoughts; write about 350 kanji and recognise at least 600 kanji. Writing and reading practice will consolidate grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge.

3x1hr tutorials/week

Weekly online and class participation (10%), 2x in-class quiz 200wds equivalent (10%), 1x mid-semester test 900wds equivalent (20%), 1x listening test 800wds equivalent (10%), 1x communication task and presentation 400wds equivalent (20%), 1x 2hr exam 2000wds equivalent (30%)


JPNS2612 or HSC continuers 70 and above or HSC extension less than 75


HSC Japanese extension more than 70


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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