Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitJapanese Studies
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Naomi Kurata


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.


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

Chief examiner(s)

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


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