units

ATS2141

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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
Organisational UnitJapanese Studies
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Naomi Kurata

Notes

Previously coded JPL2010

Synopsis

This unit aims to develop knowledge, strategies and skills to interact in Japanese in situations likely to be encountered in Australia and Japan and to establish a firm foundation of linguistic, sociolinguistic and sociocultural knowledge, which can be creatively applied in a variety of situations.

Outcomes

Upon completing Japanese Introductory 1, students will be able to:

  1. Understand simple greetings, self-introduction, and simple dialogues, based on routines practiced in class.
  2. Read simple and familiar texts written in hiragana, katakana and basic kanji.
  3. Participate in interactions, using basic vocabulary and grammar practiced in class.
  4. Write/type simple sentences using hiragana, katakana and approximately 60 kanji,
  5. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of some aspects of Japanese society and culture.
  6. Apply basic research skills to find relevant information about given topics, organise, synthesise it and communicate it.

Assessment

Within semester assignments and quizzes: 30%
Within semester tests: 30%
Exam period exam: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

5 hours (2 x 1 hour lecture and 3 hours tutorials/seminars) per week

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

Prohibitions

Students enrolled in Arts courses are prohibited from taking this unit. In addition, students taking this unit are excluded from taking ATS1141.