Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students establish intermediate competence in speaking, reading and writing. This course enables students to practically apply their knowledge. Building on the skill set gained in JPN2003, 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 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN2003 or JPN2BEA or JPN1BE3 or JPN2BE3 or JPN3BE3 or co-ordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects JPN1ADB, JPN2BEB, JPN1AD2, JPN2AD2, JPN3AD2, JPN1BE4, JPN2BE4, JPN3BE4, JPN1004

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2PrescribedBanno, E. et. al.THE 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 1,000 words)40