JAPANESE 3

JPN2003

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will commence acquiring intermediate knowledge of Japanese. The subject is designed to help students build competence in speaking, reading and writing. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1002, this subject brings the total number of characters learnt to approximately 306. It is recommended that students take AST2MMA with this subject.

SchoolSchool 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

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN1ADA, JPN2BEA, JPN1AD1, JPN2AD1, JPN3AD1, JPN1BE3, JPN2BE3, JPN3BE3, JPN1001 JPN1003

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2PrescribedBanno, E. et. alTHE JAPAN TIMES 2011 2nd Ed
ReadingsGenki Vol. 2, exercise book,PrescribedBanno, E. et al,THE JAPAN TIMES 2011 2nd Ed
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Textbook)PrescribedBanno et alTHE JAPAN TIMES 2009
ReadingsKanji: Look and Learn (Workbook)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. To learn to interact in Japanese. Specifically to speak in Japanese using some preliminary intermediate grammar such as: advice giving, expressing desires, hearsay, the potential form and the like.

Activities:
Speaking in the target language in pairs and in groups in the workshops, speaking tasks in groups. Students are presented with authentic audio-visual material as well as listening tasks. Pair and/or self assessment activities. Revision and conversation expansion is embedded in classroom activities.
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. To learn to write and read up to 306 characters as well as read and write complex sentences and short paragraphs.

Activities:
Students read authentic dialogues, passages or stories from prescribed textbooks and engage in some translation in reading writing workshops as well as other workshops. They also engage in written composition in class as well as prepare written components of group role plays in and outside of classes.
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Participation in pairs and groups which contributes to a cohesive group dynamic and facilitates learning the target language.

Activities:
Students work with different partners in class on a regular and rotating basis. Activities include text based dialogues and tasks, peer review of PowerPoint slides and peer practice. Native speakers are invited to our classes and students are encouraged to interact with native speakers.
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)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Integration of discrete learning - the four components of language learning: speaking, listening, reading, and writing, to produce a new meaningful whole

Activities:
Manage information retrieved from lecturers, texts (aural, written, and visual) and peers, and apply one's understanding in written and spoken contexts. Reflecting on process and progress of learning, all of which facilitates the ability to complete homework and assignments in pairs or independently as required.
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. To acquire socio-linguistic and socio-cultural competencies

Activities:
Tutorial participation - engaging in 'what if' activities, doing homework, attendance at lectures, which have a cultural component. Visitor sessions are also a chance to learn about Japan and Japanese people.
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Foxworth

Class requirements

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 face-to-face.
"This is a grammar, conversation and listening workshop."

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 face-to-face.
"This is a reading/writing workshop"

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
On-going Assessment including grammar quizzes and assignments (equivalent to 1200 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Weekly vocabulary and reading/writing quizzes (equivalent to 400 words)10 01, 02, 04
Speaking Test and Listening Test (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written Tests - midterms and finals (equivalent to 1600 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05