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Undergraduate | LTU-JPN1002 | 2024

Japanese 2

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
29 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks

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Japanese 2

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Speak at beginners level about daily life, hobbies, likes and dislikes.
    2. Read and write at beginners level, and recognise a total of approximately 100 kanji.
    3. Participate in pair and group work both in and outside of lectures.
    4. Communicate using all four key areas of the target language: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
    5. Develop an appreciation for and acquire socio-cultural knowledge about Japan.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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