Undergraduate | LTU-JPN3JAL | 2023
Japanese For Asian Literacy
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 12 weeks
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Japanese For Asian Literacy
About this subject
- Communicate successfully in an Asian language
- Communicate in written Japanese
- Gain in-depth knowledge about an Asian Society
- Write an original essay in Asian Studies at an advanced standard
- Acquire socio-linguistic and socio-cultural competencies. Understanding the importance of regional and other differences.
- • Reading Japanese language.
- • Writing Japanese language.
- • Listening Japanese language.
- • Speaking Japanese language.
- • Japanese culture.
- • Japanese history.
- • Japanese society.
Japanese for Asian Literacy is designed to give third year students with no prior knowledge the opportunity to learn a Japanese language and its culture and society. The subject focuses on contemporary spoken and written Japanese. You will learn to communicate in Japanese in various situations that they may encounter in Australia and Japan, and to read and write the hiragana and katakana scripts as well as 45 kanji and thus learn to read and write at an elementary level. You will also acquire socio-cultural competence and engage in research pertaining to Japanese society so as to gain Asia literacy.
- One speaking and one listening test (equivalent to 450 words) (10%)
- On-going Assessment (equivalent to 1600 words). Weekly written quizzes (vocab, reading and writing, and grammar.Homework assignments comprehension and expression. In class speaking and comprehension Tasks. (40%)
- Midterm and final tests (equivalent to1350 words) (30%)
- Written essay on Japanese socio-cultural or socio-linguistic norms (700 words) (20%)
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Past La Trobe University students who have completed JPN2004 (Japanese 4) or JPN3005 (Japanese 5) or JPN3006 (Japanese 6) or JPN1002 (Japanese 2) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
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