Undergraduate | CUR-JPN300-2023
Advanced Japanese: Intercultural Communication
Prior study needed
- 27 Feb 2023,
- 28 Aug 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply appropriate language use and expressions in everyday communication
- comprehend and analyse authentic texts about Japanese culture and society
- describe experiences and events by using compound sentences on topics of personal interest
- compare and assess values between home culture and Japanese culture
- 1. Everyday communication
- 2. Invitation, request, and indirect refusal
- 3. Traveling and cross-cultural communication
- 4. Self-Expression
This unit develops interactive skills to enable communication and conversation in Japanese. It introduces grammar, vocabulary and kanji which are equivalent to level N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Students discuss a wide range of topics such as Japanese ambiguity and indirectness. This unit also focuses on strengthening students’ skills in intercultural communication. Authentic texts are used to analyse modern Japanese culture and society.
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- Recorded oral presentation (35%)
- Cultural blogging (40%)
- eTest (25%)
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees
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