Undergraduate | UNE-JAPN102 | 2024
Japanese Language 1B
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Japanese Language 1B
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- participate in simple conversations using basic aural and oral skills in Japanese (including expressing probability, moderating language, potential form of verbs, suffixes like -tai, -sugiru-, -to omou and -deshoo);
- demonstrate basic skills in reading and writing in Japanese (consolidating hiragana, katakana and elementary-level kanji) on topics relating to self, family, friends and daily life; and
- recognise and apply 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.
The cognitive benefits to learning another language are many. Improve your memory, keep your mind agile and increase your ability to communicate with more people globally, whether for business or leisure. Continuing on from the first trimester 100-level Japanese subject, in this subject you will further develop your elementary communicative competence in Japanese. You will learn more basic aural and oral skills in Japanese (including expressing probability, moderating language, potential form of verbs, suffixes like -tai, -sugiru-, -to omou and -deshoo). You will continue to learn basic skills in reading and writing in Japanese (consolidating hiragana, katakana and continuing to add elementary-level kanji). In this subject you will gain an awareness of some aspects of Japanese society and culture relevant to intercultural communication and you will create language learning strategies that you can employ as you progress.
Quiz: 800 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 2, 3;
Language Assessment 1: 1000 words. Assessment Notes: Aural/oral and written assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Language Assessment 2: Weekly Forum Participation. Assessment Notes: Students will be required to complete EITHER 40% or more of responses to weekly forums and/r attend and participate in 70% of weekly tutorials throughout the semester. It is mandatory to pass this component in order to pass the subject. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Take Home Exam. Assessment Notes: It is mandatory to pass this component in order to pass the unit. Relates to Learning Outcomes 2-3,
- Language Assessment (30%)
- Weekly Forum Participation (15%)
- Take Home Exam (40%)
- Quiz (15%)
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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).
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass UNE-JAPN101 subject. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for UNE-JAPN101.
- 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).
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