JAPANESE 2

JPN1002

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this continuing beginner level language subject, students will focus on the four key elements of Japanese -reading, writing, listening and speaking. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1001,this unit brings the total number of kanji learnt to approximately 90. Students who undertake this course will deepen their understanding of Japanese language and culture, and Japan's place in the world. This subject is also offered as an intensive summer subject commencing in either late January or the first week of February.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesParticipate in individual and group work in tutorials and workshops, and complete various assessment. Engage with audio, visual, and written texts in both English and Japanese in both lectures and workshops.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesJPN1001

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN3BE2 OR JPN1BE2 OR JPN2BE2 OR JPN1BEB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Genki exercise book

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBanno E. et al

Year2011

Edition/VolumeVol. 1 SECOND EDITION

PublisherTHE JAPAN TIMES

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

A dictionary of basic Japanese grammar

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMakino, S. and Tsutsui, M.

Year1986

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTHE JAPAN TIMES

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Japanese-English character dictionary

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorNelson, A. N.

Year1997

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTUTTLE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Genki

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBanno, E. et. al

Year2011

Edition/VolumeVol. 1 SECOND EDITION

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
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Speak at a beginners level about daily life, hobbies, likes and dislikes.
02. Read and write at an beginners level, and recognise a total of approximately 100 kanji.
03. Participate in pair and group work both in and outside of lectures.
04. Communicate using all for key areas of the target language: speaking, listening, reading and writing
05. Gain a socio-linguistic and socio-cultural understanding of Japan through critical engagement and development of arguments of issues in contemporary Japanese society

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Class requirements

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

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
This is reading/writing workshop.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Ongoing assessment (equivalent to 1200 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Listening and speaking tests (equivalent to 800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mid term and final written tests (equivalent to 1600 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Weekly 5-minute quizzes (equivalent to 400 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5