JAPANESE 6

JPN3006

2019

Credit points: 15

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Subject outline

In this subject students consolidate the knowledge of Japanese acquired at the intermediate level and develop it to an advanced level.  By the end of this term students will be able to write an additional 96 kanji and recognise a total of approximately 900 kanji. The subject includes the reading, writing and translation of advanced Japanese prose, and a further development of conversation skills.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects JPN2ADB, JPN3BEB, JPN1AD4, JPN2AD4, JPN3AD4, JPN1BE6, JPN2BE6, JPN3BE6, JPN2006

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

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ReadingsBasic Kanji Volume 1RecommendedKano et alBONJINSHA 1990
ReadingsJapanese-English character dictionary,RecommendedNelson, A. N.TUTTLE 1997

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Speak at an intermediate level on general and specific topics in intermediate to advanced Japanese

Activities:
Participate in individual and group work in tutorials and workshops, and complete various assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Read and write at an intermediate level, learn 96 new kanji and recognise a total of approximately 900 kanji.

Activities:
Participate in individual and group work in tutorials and workshops, and complete various assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Participate in pair and group work both in and outside of lectures.

Activities:
Participate in individual and group work in tutorials and workshops, and complete various assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Communicate using all for key areas of the target language: speaking, listening, reading and writing

Activities:
Participate in individual and group work in tutorials and workshops, and complete various assessment.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Gain a socio-linguistic and socio-cultural understanding of Japan through critical engagement and development of arguments of issues in contemporary Japanese society

Activities:
Engage with audio, visual, and written texts in both English and Japanese in both lectures and workshops.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,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 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Listening and speaking tests (equivalent to 800 words)20 01, 03, 04, 05
Workshop exercises and quizzes (1200 words equivalent)30 01, 02, 04, 05
Mid-term tests (800 words equivalent)20 02, 04, 05
Final tests (800 words equivalent)20 02, 04, 05
Tutorial participation and assignments (400 words equivalent)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05