Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015: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:
Time commitment totals 170 hours.
JAPN20012 Variation in Japanese Language or equivalent.
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JAPN20002 Introduction to Japanese Communication
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CoordinatorDr Claire Maree
Dr Claire Maree
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.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
Written work totalling 2000 words (throughout the semester) 40%, oral presentation of 400 words (throughout the semester) 10%, project work with reflexive component of 1600 words (end of semester) 40% and class participation (throughout the semester) 10%. Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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Materials supplied by the Institue.
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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|
Previously available as 110-467 Reading Contemporary Japanese Texts. Students who have completed 110-467 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
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