JAPANESE 5

JPN3005

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is available to students who have completed JPN 2004 or hold equivalent proficiency, somewhere between the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N5and N4. Students who have not completed JPN2004 but who have prior knowledge of Japanese should contact the subject or discipline coordinators for a placement test (e.king@latrobe.edu.au or k.okano@latrobe.edu.au). Students will continue to consolidate their language and understanding of Japanese culture to an intermediate level. By the end of the of this course, students will have learnt with approximately 300 kanji. Students may be asked to move to another level by the subject coordinator prior to the census date (usually in the week 3 or 4). Students will work towards attaining the competence level closer to Level N4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmerald King

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - 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 subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesJPN2004

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN2BE5 OR JPN3BE5 OR JPN3AD3 OR JPN2005 OR JPN1BE5 OR JPN1AD3 OR JPN2AD3

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Genki II work book

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno, Ikeda, Shinagawa, Tajima, Takashiki

Year2011

Edition/VolumeSecond Edition

PublisherThe Japan Times

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Kanji Look and Learn work book

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno, Ikeda, Shinagawa, Tajima, Takashiki

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherThe Japan Times

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Genki II

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno, Ikeda, Shinagawa, Tajima, Takashiki

Year2011

Edition/VolumeSecond Edition

PublisherThe Japan Times

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Kanji Look and Learn

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBanno, Ikeda, Shinagawa, Tajima, Takashiki

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

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. Speak at an intermediate level on general and specific topics in advanced Japanese
02. Read and write at an intermediate level, learn 96 new kanji and recognise a total of approximately 600 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.

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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
Three 1.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Listening and speaking tests (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Workshop exercises and quizzes (800 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Mid and end of term tests (1600 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Weekly ""Tweet"" (400 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5