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


This unit is the second part of a one-year first-year sequence for Japanese background speakers. It aims to further 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.


Ongoing assessment: 35%
Project: 20%
Oral presentation: 15%
Final examination: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr 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


ATS2153 or placement test and interview