Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students consolidate and develop basic knowledge of Japanese. It is designed to build up the students' intermediate competence in speaking, reading and writing. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1ADA, this subject brings the total number of characters learnt to approximately 450.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElise Foxworth

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN1003 or JPN1ADA or JPN1AD1 or JPN2AD1 or JPN3AD1 or co-ordinator's approval.


Incompatible subjects JPN1ADB, JPN2BEB, JPN1BE4, JPN2BE4, JPN3BE4, JPN1AD2, JPN2AD2, JPN3AD2, JPN2004

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2PrescribedBanno, E. et. alTHE JAPAN TIMES
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2, exercise book,PrescribedBanno, E. et al,THE JAPAN TIMES
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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Foxworth

Class requirements

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
Three 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
Oral Test & Aural Test (equivalent to 800 words)20
Weekly Quizzes (equivalent to 1,000 words)40
Written tests (each test equivalent to 1000 words)40