Proficient 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:
- apply kanji, grammar and vocabulary to authentic materials at JLPT N2 level
- evaluate and analyse issues confronted in urban and rural areas in Japan
- apply presentation skills in the production of a news report at advanced level
- discuss Japanese culture and sociolinguistic features of the Japanese language and compare with those of non-Japanese cultures
- 1. Gravy train
- 2. Paradigm shift
- 3. News from Japan
- 4. Yutori generation, satori generation
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 introduces students to an advanced level of Japanese, which is equivalent to N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Students learn to discuss a wide range of topics as well as substantially increase their knowledge of vocabulary and kanji. The use of online resources provides students with enriched opportunities to use Japanese.
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- Reading comprehension assignment (35%)
- Recorded presentation and transcript (40%)
- Unit review eTest (25%)
Current study term: 27 Aug 23 to 26 Nov 23
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