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APG4142

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Keiko Migliacci

Notes

Previously coded JLG4020

Synopsis

Further develop the knowledge, strategies and skills needed to interact in Japanese in practical contexts in Australia and Japan. Extend linguistic, sociolinguistic and sociocultural knowledge to develop cross-cultural awareness and facilitate effective interaction.

Objectives

Upon completing Japanese 2, students should:

  1. Be able to participate in conversation in defined social situations.
  2. Be able to interact with Japanese guests, customers and tourists in a number of settings using simple Japanese.
  3. Possess basic 'survival' Japanese required for travelling in Japan.
  4. Have a knowledge of the fundamentals of the Japanese writing system, including a knowledge of hiragana, katakana and about 100 kanji, and be able to use this knowledge to read and write in defined contexts.
  5. Have a basic knowledge of some aspects of Japanese geography, culture, society, etiquette and tourism.
  6. Be able to access the internet to obtain information on Japan and enhance their learning of the Japanese language.
  7. Have developed strategies for learning Japanese and have established a foundation for the continued study of both spoken and written Japanese.

Assessment

Tests and examination: 75%
On-gong assessment: 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Keiko Migliacci

Contact hours

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

Prerequisites

APG4141 or acceptable equivalent

Prohibitions

ATS1142, ATS2142, APG5142