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JPL4080

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Takako Tomoda

Synopsis

This is the second part of a sequence progressing from the intermediate to the advanced levels of Japanese. Activities are built around topics relating to current issues in Japan and to cultural interaction between Australians and Japanese. Students will reinforce 1006 kyooiku kanji.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will:

  1. Have further developed their skills in using a wide range of grammar patterns, phrases and vocabulary appropriately in both written and spoken Japanese.

  1. Have reinforced their knowledge of the kyooiku kanji acquired so far (900) and developed knowledge of an additional 150 kanji frequently used in the Japanese media.

  1. Have developed the skills to gain information on current issues from newspaper articles, journals, books and the internet, and through interviews with Japanese people.

  1. Have developed their skills to summarise findings and express themselves in appropriate written forms, in group discussions, in presentations and in interviews with Japanese people.

  1. Have a firm foundation for the continued acquisition of both spoken and written Japanese at an advanced level.

Assessment

Tests and Examination: 65%
On-going assessment: 35%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Takako Tomoda

Contact hours

4 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 3 hours tutorials/seminars) per week

Prerequisites

Japanese 7 or equivalent

Prohibitions

JPL1080, JPL2080, JPL3080, JLG4080, JLG5080