Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


This course will focus on improving students' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills and building up their confidence to discuss issues of everyday life in conversational Japanese.



  • Semester 1 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Communicate effectively in Japanese.

2. Use appropriate styles of speeches according to different situations.

3. Understand cultural aspects of human interactions in Japan.

4. Demonstrate knowledge of aspects of Japanese society.


This course will provide training in communication skills using written and audio-visual materials.

Assumed knowledge

JAPN2120 Intermediate Spoken Japanese II.

Assessment items

Quiz: 12 Online quizzes (4% each) (48%)

Presentation: 2 Presentations (16% each) (32%)

Written Assignment: 4 Written Assignments (5% each) (20%)

Contact hours


Online Activity

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1

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