Designed for those with little or no previous knowledge of Japanese, the course provides basic knowledge of pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, writing system and culture.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
- Semester 2 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Translate basic sentences from English to Japanese and Japanese to English
2. Demonstrate skills in aural-oral communication
3. Recognise kana and about 100 kanji
4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of Japanese culture
Students will study
- Writing system
- Vocabulary and grammar
- Japanese culture
This course is designed for students with no knowledge of the Japanese language. Students who are already competent or native speakers of this language are encouraged to undertake 2000 or 3000 level courses for a more engaged learning experience.
Quiz: 12 x Weekly Online quizzes (60%)
Written Assignment: 4 x Homework books (20%)
Online Learning Activity: Speaking task (20%)
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
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