JAPANESE 2

JPN1002

2019

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 introductory level language subject students focus on contemporary spoken and written Japanese. They are provided with the ability to communicate in Japanesein various situations that they can encounter in Australia and Japan and to read and write at an elementary level. Building on the knowledge gained inJPN1001, this unit brings the total number of kanji learnt to approximately145. Students who undertake this course will gain an understanding of diverse values and perspectives across the globe whilst recognising the broader global context in which their studies exist.

This subject willalso be offered as an intensive summer subject commencing in either lateJanuary or the first week of February.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN1001 or JPN1BEA or JPN1BE1 or JPN2BE1 or JPN3BE1 or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN1BEB, JPN1BE2, JPN2BE2, JPN3BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The intensive summer subject (February 2015) 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 SECOND EDITION
ReadingsGenki Vol. 1, exercise book,PrescribedBanno, E. et al,THE JAPAN TIMES 2011 SECOND EDITION
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Workbook)PrescribedBanno et alTHE JAPAN TIMES 2009
ReadingsKanji; Look and Learn (Textbook)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. Continue learning to interact in Japanese to communicate about daily life, hobbies, likes and dislikes and express simple opinions

Activities:
Speaking in the target language in pairs and in groups in the workshops. Students will be presented with authentic audio-visual material as well as listening tasks. Pair and individual activities (some self assessed)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

02. Continue learning to write and read Japanese including an additional approx. 140 kanji. Learn the fundamentals of plain/informal forms of grammar

Activities:
Reading and writing activities in both grammar and reading/writing workshops. Reading short texts. Preparation of group role plays and homework activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

03. Participation in group and individual tasks to facilitate learning the target language

Activities:
Individual and group work in and outside of the classroom in order to gain confidence in using Japanese. Activities include text based dialogues and tasks and peer practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

04. Integration of discrete learning - the four components of language learning: speaking, listening, reading and writing

Activities:
Manage information retrieved from lectures, texts (aural, written, visual) and peers, and apply understanding in written and spoken contexts.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

05. Socio-linguistic and socio-cultural competencies

Activities:
Lecture and workshop participation in activities with a cultural component.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmerald King

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
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"This is a Grammar/conversation workshop."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"This is reading/writing workshop."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
listening and speaking tests (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 03, 04, 05
Mid term and final written tests (equivalent to 1600 words)40 02, 03, 04, 05
weekly 5-minute quizzes (equivalent to 400 words)10 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Week 06-10, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Foxworth

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 06 - 08
Four 5.0 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 08 and delivered via blended.
"Inc. one hr lunch break"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
listening and speaking tests (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 03, 04, 05
Mid term and final written tests (equivalent to 1600 words)40 02, 03, 04, 05
weekly 5-minute quizzes (equivalent to 400 words)10 02, 03, 04, 05