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: Four hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Variation in Japanese Language or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorDr Sayuki Machida
Dr Etsuko Toyoda
This subject aims to familiarise students with authentic literary Japanese texts. Students will read various forms and styles of reading materials including well-known Japanese novels and poems. In class, students will learn new vocabulary, phrases, and expressions. They will also learn useful reading strategies. The study of Japanese culture-specific language use in various contexts and its historical background is explored. On completion of this subject, students should develop further understanding of cultural-specific language. Students who complete this subject are expected to have gained confidence to read other contemporary Japanese texts on their own. The medium of instruction is entirely Japanese.
|Assessment:||Written work totalling 2000 words 40% (due throughout the semester), Class participation 10%, and a Final Examination 50% (due during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Materials supplied by the Institue.
|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:||Previously available as 110-467 Reading Contemporary Japanese Texts. Students who have completed 110-467 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Available at 3rd-year for Advanced stream students and 2nd-year for Super Advanced stream students.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Japanese) |
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