JAPANESE 1

JPN1001

2014

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 recommended that student take AST1IJI and AST1ICI with this subject.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLidia Tanaka

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
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.

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLidia Tanaka

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 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This is a reading/writing workshop"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 800 words)20
one 10-minute oral and one aural test (equivalent to 800 words)20
two 1-hour written tests (each test equivalent to 1000 words)50
weekly 5-minute quiz (equivalent to 400 words)10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLidia Tanaka

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Four 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 800 words)20
one 10-minute oral and one aural test (equivalent to 800 words)20
two 1-hour written tests (each test equivalent to 1000 words)50
weekly 5-minute quiz (equivalent to 400 words)10