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JPL1550

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Naomi Kurata

Synopsis

This unit is the first part of a one-year first-year sequence for Japanese background speakers. It aims to expand student's knowledge of the Japanese language and culture and to equip students to be able to adapt their language skills to their intellectual and social activities in both Japanese and Australian societies. It also aims to assist students to develop their critical awareness of identity in cross-cultural contexts.

Assessment

Ongoing assessment including quizzes, interpreting and on-line discussion: 35%
Essay (equivalent to 1500 words in English): 20%
Oral presentation: 15%
Final exam (1.5 hours): 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Naomi Kurata

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 2 hour seminars) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Japanese

Prerequisites

Placement test and interview

Prohibitions

JPL1410