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Speak at a beginners level about daily life, hobbies, likes and dislikes.
Read and write at an beginners level, and recognise a total of approximately 100 kanji.
Participate in pair and group work both in and outside of lectures.
Communicate using all for key areas of the target language: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Gain a socio-linguistic and socio-cultural understanding of Japan through critical engagement and development of arguments of issues in contemporary Japanese society.
- • Reading Japanese language.
- • Writing Japanese language.
- • Listening Japanese language.
- • Speaking Japanese language.
- • Japanese culture.
- • Japanese history.
- • Japanese society.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed JPN1BEB (Japanese Beginners 1B), or JPN1BE2 (Japanese Beginners 2), or JPN2BE2 (Japanese Beginners 2), or JPN3BE2 (Japanese Beginners 2) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
No additional requirements
In this continuing beginner level language subject, you will focus on the four key elements of Japanese -reading, writing, listening and speaking. Building on the knowledge gained in JPN1001, this unit brings the total number of kanji learnt to approximately 90. You will will deepen your understanding of Japanese language and culture, and Japan's place in the world.
- Ongoing assessment and Weekly quizzes (equivalent to 1600 words). (40%)
- Listening and speaking tests (equivalent to 800 words) (20%)
- Mid term and final written tests (equivalent to 1600 words) (40%)
Current study term: 30 Jul 23 to 27 Oct 23
Textbook information is pending.