Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


This course will provide integrated language training at an advanced level including reading, writing, and oral discussion about contemporary socio-cultural issues in Japan.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2020.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Read Japanese text at an advanced level.

2. Express their original ideas effectively in written Japanese.

3. Communicate orally in Japanese at an advanced level.

4. Understand aspects of Japanese society and culture necessary for effective communication with Japanese people in Japanese.


This course provides training in reading, writing, and orally discussing in advanced Japanese about a wide range of contemporary issues.

Assumed knowledge

20 Units in Japanese at 2000 level.

Assessment items

Essay: Essays (25%)

Quiz: Quizzes (25%)

Presentation: Oral Presentation and discussion (25%)

In Term Test: In term test (25%)

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