Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


3000 level

Course handbook


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



  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate proficiency in communicating in Japanese.

2. Demonstrate practical skills to use appropriate styles of speeches according to different situations.

3. Apply their knowledge about cultural aspects of human interactions in Japanese society.

4. Demonstrate knowledge of aspects of Japanese society.


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

Assumed knowledge

Advanced Spoken Japanese 1

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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