JAPANESE 1

JPN1001

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an introductory level language subject focusing on contemporary spoken and written Japanese. Students are provided with the ability to communicate in Japanese in various situations that they can encounter in Australia and Japan and to read and write at an elementary level. The hiragana and katakana syllabic scripts are taught, along with approximately 40 kanji characters. It is highly recommended that student take AST1IJI with this subject.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN1BEA, JPN1BE1, JPN2BE1, JPN3BE1

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Semester 2. This subject is offered subject to enrolment numbers, staff and funding availability.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGenki Vol. 1PrescribedBanno, E. et. alTHE JAPAN TIMES 2011. 2ND EDITION
ReadingsGenki Vol. 1, exercise book,PrescribedBanno, E. et al,THE JAPAN TIMES 2011. 2ND EDITION
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Textbook)PrescribedBanno et alTHA JAPAN TIMES 2009
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Workbook)PrescribedBanno et alTHE JAPAN TIMES 2009
ReadingsA dictionary of basic Japanese grammarRecommendedMakino, S. and Tsutsui, M.THE JAPAN TIMES 1986.
ReadingsJapanese-English character dictionary,RecommendedNelson, A. N.TUTTLE 1997
ReadingsProgressive Japanese-English dictionaryRecommended. . .SHOGAKUKAN 1986.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To learn to write and read 2 syllabaries and 15 characters and write short texts.

Activities:
Tutorials participation, homework
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. To speak about names, professions, exchange greetings and information.

Activities:
Tutorial participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

03. To find, critically evaluate and manage the information they retrieve from dictionaries and grammar summaries and to begin to apply understanding and synthesis.

Activities:
Tutorial participation, homework
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

04. Integrating discrete learning to produce a new meaningful whole by participating in class, doing homework and completing assessment

Activities:
End of semester written test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

05. Participating in class pair and group activities

Activities:
Oral work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

06. Awareness of and participation in the target language and cultural aspects of Japan

Activities:
Tutorial participation, homework, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This is reading/writing workshop"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 03, 06
one 10-minute oral and one aural test (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
two 1-hour written tests (each test equivalent to 1000 words)50 01, 04
weekly 5-minute quiz (equivalent to 400 words)10 01, 02, 03, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"This is a reading/writing workshop"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 03, 06
one 10-minute oral and one aural test (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
two 1-hour written tests (each test equivalent to 1000 words)50 01, 04
weekly 5-minute quiz (equivalent to 400 words)10 01, 02, 03, 05, 06