JAPANESE 3

JPN2003

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is available to students who have successfully completed JPN1002 or hold equivalent proficiency that is midway to level 5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N5. Those who have not completed JPN1002 but have prior learning should contact the subject or discipline coordinator for a placement test (e.foxworth@latrobe.edu.au or k.okano@latrobe.edu.au). Students may be asked to move to another level by the subject coordinator prior to the university census date (usually in week 3 or 4). In this subject students acquire competence in speaking, reading and writing in contemporary Japanese, and deepen their understanding of Japanese language and culture. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1002 this subject brings the total number of kanji characters learnt to approximately 150. Students will work towards attaining competence level N5 of the JLPT.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesTutorial participation - attendance at lectures, which have a cultural component. Visitor sessions are also a chance to learn about Japan and Japanese people. Manage information retrieved from lecturers, texts (aural, written, and visual) and peers, and apply one's understanding in written and spoken contexts.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN1002 or VCE (language) or subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN1AD1 OR JPN2BE3 OR JPN2AD1 OR JPN3BE3 OR JPN3AD1 OR JPN1001 OR JPN1ADA OR JPN1BE3 OR JPN1003

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

A dictionary of basic Japanese grammar

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Genki exercise book

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno E. et al

Year2011

Edition/VolumeVol. 2 2nd Ed

PublisherTHE JAPAN TIMES

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Kanji: Look and Learn (Workbook)

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno et al

Year2009

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 TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

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

Progressive Japanese-English dictionary

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year1986

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSHOGAKUKAN

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Genki

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno, E. et. al

Year2011

Edition/VolumeVol. 2 2nd Ed

PublisherTHE JAPAN TIMES

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Kanji: Look and Learn (Textbook)

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno et al

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. To learn to interact in Japanese. Specifically verb conjugation, comparisons and superlatives, intention, volitional form and prohibition expressions
02. To learn to write and read up to 150 kanji characters as well as read and write relevant sentences and short paragraphs.
03. Participation in pairs and groups 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. To acquire socio-linguistic and socio-cultural competencies

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

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

WorkShopWeek: 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 and listening workshop.

WorkShopWeek: 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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-going Assessment including grammar quizzes and assignments (equivalent to 1600 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Speaking Test and Listening Test (equivalent to 800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Written Tests - midterms and finals (equivalent to 1600 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5