This course introduces students to the study of contemporary Japan through the use of a variety of early intermediate level Japanese-language materials.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of issues related to contemporary Japanese society including urbanisation, transport, economics, technology, employment, leisure, consumerism, education, gender, media, public policy and politics.
2. Demonstrate an ability to communicate in Japanese at the level of JLPT5 including reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
3. Investigate contemporary Japanese society using Japanese-language materials at JLPT5 level.
4. 'Recognise an addition 300 kanji beyond those studied at 1000 level.
Students will study written and audio-visual materials related to contemporary Japan in Japanese. The course consists of twelve modules with each module being divided into the following activities: understanding; reading; writing; knowing; speaking and communicating. Students will have the opportunity to use the Japanese language skills they have already acquired and to expand on these by studying a range of topics including: urbanization, transport, economics, technology, employment, leisure, consumerism, education, gender, media, public policy and politics.
JAPN1120 Elementary Japanese II
Online Learning Activity: Online Learning ActivitIes (40%)
Quiz: 12 x Quizzes (60%)
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
Comparable contact hours in other modes of delivery
Online 8 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
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