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.
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 75Prohibitions
HSC Japanese extension more than 70