units

ATS2253

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Naomi Kurata

Synopsis

This unit is the first part of a one-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: 35%
Project: 20%
Oral presentation: 15%
Final examination: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Naomi Kurata

Contact hours

One 3-hour seminar and one 1-hour on-line discussion per week

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

Japanese language

Prerequisites

Placement test and interview