JAPANESE 7

JPN4007

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is available to students who have completed JPN3006 or hold equivalent proficiency, somewhere between Level N4 and N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLTP). Students will further develop reading, writing, aural, oral and socio-cultural competence through audio-vidual materials and selections from newspapers, novels, essays and short stories. Building on previous learning, this subject brings the total number of kanji learnt to approximately 600. Students will work towards attaining the competence level closer to Level N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLTP).

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWritten work, tutorial participation, reading, writing

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesJPN3006

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN3008 OR JPN1AD5 OR JPN2AD5 OR JPN3AD5

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Tobira: Gateway to advanced Japanese, textbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOka, M. et al

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherKuroshio

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

New Nelson Japanese-English character dictionary (paperback) or another Kanji dictionary

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorNelson, Andrew

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTuttle

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Tobira: Grammar Power Exercises for Mastery

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOka, M. et al

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherKuroshio

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Saga no gabai baachan

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorShimada, Yoichi

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTokuma shoten

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Tobira Power up Kanji

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOka, M. et al

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherKuroshio

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. Express in writing and spoken style complex ideas and themes
02. Read texts of varying degrees of difficulty and understand the gist
03. Engage in open inquiry and to evaluate complex sources before applying synthesis and understanding at an advanced level
04. Master different speech levels and talk about contemporary issues
05. Demonstrate understanding of the effects of society and culture on language
06. Write extended texts using at least 600 characters on topics related to Japanese contemporary society

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written tests and/or in-class assignments (2000 words equivalent) This assessment will test the students' capacity to apply their language knowledge and skills (vocab, grammar, sound systems) in new situations in creative ways.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Aural & oral tests and presentation (1200 words equivalent) This assessment will test the students' capacity to apply their language knowledge and skills (vocab, grammar, sound systems) in new situations in creative ways.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Continuous written assessment including weekly quizzes (1200 words equivalent) This assessment will test the students' capacity to apply their language knowledge and skills (vocab, grammar, sound systems) in new situations in creative ways.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6