Advanced Japanese: Language Variation
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- interpret articles and reports concerned with contemporary issues in Japan
- identify the formality of a situation or the distance between speakers and use honorific (respectful and humble) forms
- compose detailed text on subjects related to personal interests and experience
- present clear, detailed descriptions of subjects related to work (speech)
- 1. Personality
- 2. Job hunting
- 3. Youth in Japan
- 4. Health care
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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This subject strengthens students’ ability to engage in authentic communication in formal settings such as interviews for job hunting. Students gain real life experience in writing job applications. Tutorials include comprehensive practice in using honorifics. Reading materials are extracted from newspaper reports and magazine articles which are at levels N2 and N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.
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- Recorded oral presentation (35%)
- Resume and statement of purpose (40%)
- eTest (25%)
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