Courses & Units

Japanese 3A HMJ315

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This joint capstone unit builds on Japanese 2A and 2B to consolidate the grammar, vocabulary and kanji foundation built during students' study at the beginner-intermediate level. In addition to focusing on developing students' ability to read Japanese texts (through kanji reading and writing practice as well as grammar comprehension), the unit also aims to expand students' speaking and listening skills and the socio-cultural knowledge needed for effective communication. Through use of the designated textbook, supplemented by introductory primary source materials relating to various genres of Japanese poetry, song and popular culture, the unit aims to integrate the Internet and relatedtechnologies such as online dictionaries and reference guides into the language learning process. Students will be required to access online materials for self-study and classroom preparation in order to accelerate their learning particularly of new kanji and grammar. Emphasis will be given to equipping students with the skills necessary to become independent Japanese language learners.

Summary

Unit name Japanese 3A
Unit code HMJ315
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities
Discipline Asian Languages & Studies
Teaching staff Japanese Program Staff
Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $1,812.00 091515

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 hours per week - to include 2 hours face-to-face class activities and 1 hour self-directed learning activities.

Assessment

On-going assessment (e.g. out-of-class materials being studied) 30%; Project Presentation 30%; 2-hr exam 40%

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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