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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1031

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
007667

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To develop students’ proficiency in spoken and written Japanese and develop their intercultural competence through critical reflection on key aspects of contemporary Japanese culture and society

Course content

Students will build upon their knowledge in vocabulary and structures related to a range of themes and topics which were developed in the introductory level courses. They will expand on the grammatical concepts with a focus on language in use, sociocultural knowledge integral to the range of themes, topics and representations of key aspects of recent Japanese culture and society and their relevance to intercultural contexts.

Textbook(s)

Tohsaku, Y 2006, Yookoso!: An invitation to Contemporary Japanese (pack containing Textbook, CD-ROMs and accompanying Workbook/Laboratory Manual)(seminal), McGraw-Hill, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LANG 1034 Japanese 1B

The listed prerequisite or equivalent with approval from the Program Director.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Continuous assessment: class language activities 2500 words 60% N/A
Examination 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment: class language activities 2500 words 60% N/A
Examination 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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