JAPANESE 8

JPN4008

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students further develop language competence and are offered an introduction to modern Japanese society and culture through reading selections from novels, short stories, essays and newspapers. Building on previous knowledge, this subject brings the total number of characters studied to approximately 1,800.

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 ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites JPN4007 or subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsJPN2AD6 OR JPN1AD6 OR JPN3AD6

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Japanese-English character dictionary

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorNelson, A. N.

Year1997

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTUTTLE

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Source locationN/A

Basic Kanji

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorKano et al

Year1991

Edition/VolumeVolume 2

PublisherBONJINSHA

ISBNN/A

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Source locationN/A

Progressive Japanese-English dictionary

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorN/A

Year1986

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSHOGAKUKAN

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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An integrated approach to intermediate Japanese, workbook

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMiura, A. & McGloin, H.H.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJapan Times

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

An integrated approach to intermediate Japanese

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMiura, A. & McGloin, H.H.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherJapan 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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaori Okano

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Aural and Oral tests and presentation (1500 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Continuous written assessment, including weekly quizzes (1000 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/AN/AN/ANo20 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/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6