Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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 |
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Time commitment totals 170 hours.
JAPN20012/JAPN30012 Variation in Japanese Language or equivalent.
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CoordinatorDr 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. Students 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:
Hurdle requirement: Students must attend a minimum of 80% of tutorials in order to pass this subject. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
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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.
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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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