JAPANESE 3

JPN2003

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will aim to consolidate and develop basic knowledge of Japanese acquired to date. The subject is designed to help students build up intermediate competence in speaking, reading and writing. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1002, this subject brings the total number of characters learnt to approximately 250. It is recommended that student take AST2MMA with this subject.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN1002 or JPN1BEB or JPN1BE2 or JPN2BE2 or JPN3BE2 or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN1ADA, JPN2BEA, JPN1AD1, JPN2AD1, JPN3AD1, JPN1BE3, JPN2BE3, JPN3BE3, JPN1003

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2PrescribedBanno, E. et. alTHE JAPAN TIMES 1999.
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2, exercise book,PrescribedBanno, E. et al,THE JAPAN TIMES 1999
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Textbook)PrescribedBanno et alTHE 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. Developing awareness of the importance of socio-cultural skills and how Japanese communicate socio-linguistically

Activities:
Relevant examples and discussion along with video clips educate intermediate level students and opportunities to develop practical socio-cultural skills are amplified
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Participating in class pair and completing group activities, working with peers outside of the class

Activities:
A formal study-buddy system is established; students work in twos, threes and fours outside of class. Students also work with different partners in class.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

03. Participating in class, doing homework and completing assessments

Activities:
A study-buddy approach ensures intermediate students have ample opportunity inside and outside of class to practice together to enable them to do homework and assessments independently
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills

04. Selecting appropriate readings for essays ,analysing topics, arguing a position

Activities:
Activities that promote the construction of intermediate level dialogues or stories in the target language.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

05. To engage in open enquiry and to evaluate complex sources before applying synthesis and understanding at a foundational level

Activities:
A range of Japanese texts and other sources - some grammar based, some reading & writing based, some activity based - allow students to engage with different texts in the target language
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

06. To speak about topics related to their experiences and expand conversations.

Activities:
Plenty of intermediate speaking exercises provided in and out of class and expectations that students interact with native speakers
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

07. To write and read intermediate level texts using about 300 characters

Activities:
Reading and writing passages from a prescribed textbook and some translation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Oral Test & Aural Test (equivalent to 1000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Continuous written assessment including weekly Quizzes (equivalent to 1500 words)30 04, 07
Written tests (equivalent to 2500 words)50 01, 05