JAPANESE 1

JPN1001

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an introductory level language subject focusing on contemporary spoken and written Japanese. Students are provided with the ability to communicate in Japanese in various situations that they may encounter in Australia and Japan. Students learn to read and write the hiragana and katakana syllabic scripts as well as 45 kanji and thus learn to read and write at an elementary level.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN3JAL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsSemester 2. This subject is offered subject to enrolment numbers.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Genki Workbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno E. et al

Year2011

Edition/VolumeVol. 1 2nd Ed

PublisherThe Japan Times

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Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Genki Textbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno, E. et. al

Year2011

Edition/VolumeVol. 1 2nd Ed

PublisherThe Japan Times

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Learn to interact in Japanese. Specifically to exchange greetings, introduce oneself, speak about family and professions and one's daily life.
02. Learn to read and write hiragana and katakana as well as 45 kanji. To learn to read and write simple sentences.
03. Participation, which contributes to a cohesive group dynamic and facilitates learning the target language.
04. Integration of discrete learning - the four components of language learning: speaking, listening, reading, and writing, to produce a new meaningful whole.
05. Acquire socio-linguistic and socio-cultural competencies.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h 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"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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/Listening workshop"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Weekly Quizzes (equivalent to 400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
On-going Assessment (equivalent to 1200 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One speaking and one listening test (equivalent to 800 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Midterm and Final Tests (equivalent to 1600 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This is a 1 hour reading/writing workshop"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This is a 2 hour grammar/conversation and listening workshop"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Weekly Quizzes (equivalent to 400 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
On-going Assessment (equivalent to 1200 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One speaking and one listening test (equivalent to 800 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Midterm and Final Tests (equivalent to 1600 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5