JAPANESE 5

JPN3005

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

In this subject students consolidate the knowledge of Japanese acquired at the intermediate level and develop it to an advanced level. The total number of characters studied by the end of the subject is approximately 600. The subject includes the reading, writing and translation of advanced Japanese prose, lectures on Japanese culture and society and a further development of conversation skills.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN2004 or JPN2BEB or JPN1BE4 or JPN2BE4 or JPN3BE4 or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN2ADA, JPN3BEA, JPN1AD3, JPN2AD3, JPN3AD3, JPN1BE5, JPN2BE5, JPN3BE5, JPN2005

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn integrated approach to intermediate Japanese,PrescribedMiura, A. & McGloin, H.H.THE JAPAN TIMES 2008
ReadingsAn integrated approach to intermediate Japanese, exercise book,PrescribedMiura, A. & McGloin, H.H.THE JAPAN TIMES 2008
ReadingsBasic Kanji Volume 1PrescribedKano et alBONJINSHA 1990
ReadingsJapanese-English character dictionary,PrescribedNelson, A. N.TUTTLE 1997

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critical engagement with issues in contemporary Japanese society

Activities:
Reading texts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

02. Extend their language interest to issues related to Japan

Activities:
Reading texts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

03. To apply their knowledge to different contexts

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

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

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

05. To learn to write medium and long texts using more characters

Activities:
Written work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

06. To speak in different speech levels about different topics

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

07. Understanding of different cultural and languages

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

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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
Three 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*
Aural and Oral tests (two oral tests and one listening test, 750 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Workshop exercises and quizzes (1000 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Mid-term tests (750 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Final tests (1000 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Tutorial partipation and assignments (500 words equivalent)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07