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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1033

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012206

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To introduce students with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese to basic spoken and written Japanese and enhance their intercultural understanding through reflection on representations of contemporary Japanese culture and society.

Course content

Students will be introduced to the three Japanese writing systems, vocabulary and language structures related to the range of texts, themes and topics presented in the course. Students will become familiar with grammatical concepts with a focus on language in use, sociolinguistic knowledge integral to the range of introductory situations and tasks. Students will also be introduced to intercultural aspects of contemporary Japanese culture and society.

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)

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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 2500 words equivalent 60% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 2500 words equivalent 60% N/A
Project 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
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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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