JAPANESE 2

JPN1002

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this introductory level language subject students focus on contemporary spoken and written Japanese. They 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. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1001, this unit brings the total number of kanji learnt to approximately 115. This subject will also be offered as an intensive summer subject in February.

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

Prerequisites JPN1001 or JPN1BEA or JPN1BE1 or JPN2BE1 or JPN3BE1 or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN1BEB, JPN1BE2, JPN2BE2, JPN3BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The intensive summer subject (February 2015) 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 SECOND EDITION
ReadingsGenki Vol. 1, exercise book,PrescribedBanno, E. et al,THE JAPAN TIMES 2011 SECOND EDITION
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Workbook)PrescribedBanno et alTHE JAPAN TIMES 2009
ReadingsKanji; Look and Learn (Textbook)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 45 characters and write short texts.

Activities:
Tutorials participation, homework
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

02. To speak about their daily lives.

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

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:
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

04. Participating in class, doing homework and completing assessment

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

05. Team work

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

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

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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

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

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.
"This is a Grammar/conversation workshop."

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.

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, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 08
Four 5.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 08 and delivered via blended.
"Inc. one hr lunch break"

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