Elementary Japanese 1


Designed for those with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese, the course provides basic knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, writing system and culture.



  • Semester 1 - 2016

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Provide students with a knowledge of basic vocabulary and grammar

2. Develop skills in aural-oral communication

3. Provide knowledge of the writing system

4. Give students an understanding of Japanese culture


Students will study

  1. Writing system
  2. Pronunciation
  3. Vocabulary and grammar
  4. Japanese culture

Assumed Knowledge


Assessment Items

Quiz: Online quizzes

In Term Test: Written tests

In Term Test: Oral/Aural tests

Formal Examination: Final examination (formal)

Contact Hours

Callaghan and On-Line from Callaghan


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks