JAPANESE 4

JPN2004

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is available to students who have successfully completed JPN 2003 or hold equivalent proficiency, level 5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N5. Those who have not completed JPN 2003 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). 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 JPN 2003 this subject brings the total number of kanji characters learnt to approximately 200. Students will begin working towards work towards attaining competence level N4 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: evaluate the cultural components of the lectures, workshops and texts. Visitor sessions are also a chance to learn about Japan, Japanese culture and norms. 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

PrerequisitesJPN2003

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN1AD2 OR JPN2BE4 OR JPN2AD2 OR JPN3BE4 OR JPN3AD2 OR JPN1004 OR JPN1ADB OR JPN1BE4

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

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeVol. 2

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 TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

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

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

Genki

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorBanno, E. et. al.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeVol. 2

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 TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

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 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

Progressive Japanese-English dictionary

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorN/A

Year1986

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSHOGAKUKAN

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. Interact in Japanese learning grammar that focuses on giving and receiving, the volitional form, favours, apologies, prohibition, transitivity and other relevant items.
02. Learn to write and read up to approximately 200 characters as well as read and write sentences and paragraphs.
03. Participate in pairs and groups which contributes to a cohesive group dynamic and facilitates learning the target language.
04. Integrate 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), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

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 face-to-face.

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-going Assessment (equivalent to 1600 words) Weekly written quizzes (vocab, reading and writing, and grammar 20% Homework assignments comprehension and expression 10% In class speaking and comprehension Tasks 10%

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

One Speaking test and one Listening test (equivalent to 800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Written (midterm and final) Tests (equivalent to 1600 words)

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