JAPANESE 8

JPN4008

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is available to students who have completed JPN4007 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-visual 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 800. Students will work towards attaining the competence Level N3 in 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 ActivitiesReading and active engagement in oral communication. Tutorial participation, reading, writing

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesJPN4007

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN1AD6 OR JPN2AD6

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 Power up Kanji

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOka, M. et al.

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PublisherKuroshio

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Japanese-English character dictionary

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorNelson, A. N.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTuttle

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Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese, textbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOka, M. et al.

YearN/A

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PublisherKuroshio

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Tobira: Grammar Power Exercises for Mastery

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorOka, M. et al.

YearN/A

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PublisherKuroshio

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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, discuss about various topics
05. Understand the effects of society and culture on language
06. Write extended texts using at least 900 characters on topics related to Japanese contemporary society and other themes

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Aural and 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 (1300 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

Written tests and in-class assignment (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