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ATS1145

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitJapanese Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Hiroko Hashimoto

Notes

This unit is exclusively for high school students who participate in the Monash Extension Program (currently called Enhancement)
Previously coded JPL1050

Synopsis

This is the first part of an intermediate sequence which covers both spoken language and contemporary written language. Language acquisition through active interaction in and out of the classroom is encouraged. The course content is integrated around a major project which involves interviewing a Japanese native speaker and writing a report.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion students should:

  1. be able to understand and use Japanese grammar at intermediate level,
  2. be able to read and understand extracts from Japanese text, of various genres written for a Japanese audience,
  3. have developed listening and speaking skills in the area of their interest,
  4. have developed interview skills to obtain information from members of the Japanese community,
  5. be able to write and talk about given topics,
  6. be able to recognize the kanji introduced at previous levels, and 150 newly introduced kanji,
  7. have developed and be able to display skills to use a Japanese word processor
  8. be able to use a kanji dictionary, and
  9. have developed skills that will enable them to continue their Japanese acquisition outside the classroom.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

4 hours

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

Prerequisites

Japanese 4 or equivalent

Prohibitions

ATS2145, ATS3145, APG4145, APG5145