Japanese Language 1A
Japanese for beginners. Learn to speak, read and write in Japanese to a basic level on a range of topics. If you enjoy Japanese society and culture, this online language course should give you a taste of Japan and its everyday way of life.
Enrolments for this year have closed. Apply for 2022
- 28 Feb 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- participate in simple conversations using basic aural and oral skills in Japanese (including introducing oneself, talking about one's daily activities, fundamental forms of verbs, adjectives and particles);
- demonstrate basic skills in reading and writing in Japanese (using all hiragana and katakana, and elementary-level kanji) on topics relating to self, family, friends and daily life; and
- recognise aspects of Japanese society and culture relevant to inter-cultural communication at an elementary level.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject is for beginners and aims to establish elementary communicative competence in Japanese through the following four categories of knowledge/skills: (1) basic aural and oral skills in Japanese (including introducing oneself, talking about one's daily activities, fundamental forms of verbs, adjectives and particles); (2) basic skills in reading and writing in Japanese (all hiragana and katakana, and elementary-level kanji); (3) awareness of some aspects of Japanese society and culture relevant to inter-cultural communication and; (4) language learning strategies.
Language Assessment 1: 1800 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Aural/oral and written assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Language Assessment 2: 2700 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Aural/oral and written assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3
- Language Assessment 1 (40%)
- Language Assessment 2 (60%)
Current study term: 27 Feb 22 to 27 May 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.
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