Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and three hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Japanese 1A or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorDr Etsuko Toyoda
Dr Etsuko Toyoda
This is a beginners" post-introductory Japanese subject. This subject enhances skills that enable students to communicate in Japanese and to manage daily life in Japan. Further basic Japanese sentence patterns, vocabulary and expressions are introduced, as well as another 100 basic kanji (Chinese characters). This subject also includes various aspects of Japanese culture that are relevant to effective communication.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour final examination 50% (due during examination period), 2 speaking tests of 10 minutes each 10% (mid and end-semester), listening test 10% (late in semester) and vocabulary / grammar quizzes 20% (throughout semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||New students with prior experience with the language may not enrol unless they have taken a placement test in the week preceding the first week of semester. Available at level one for Beginners stream students only.|
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