Courses & Units

Japanese 2A HMJ204

Launceston, Hobart

Note:

Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.

Note:

Placement test may be required to determine proficiency level

Introduction

Building on from HMJ102, the unit further develops basic grammatical knowledge and oral/aural skills. Students will learn to communicate orally in Japanese on a series of everyday life topics including foods and beverages, shopping, travel, and housing. Attention is also given to the reading and writing of Japanese. Students will be introduced to an additional 100 new kanji and will have learnt over 220 kanji by the end of this unit.

Students' general proficiency in Japanese should go beyond the standard of JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) Level N5.

Summary

Unit name Japanese 2A
Unit code HMJ204
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator Doctor Mayuko Itoh
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Intermediate

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate orally in Japanese on a series of everyday life topics
  • Write 220 kanji and recognise an additional 30 kanji
  • Produce short compositions in Japanese on everyday life topics
  • Explain basic socio-cultural knowledge required for communicating in Japanese
  • Identify and use relevant Japanese-learning resources
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091515 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

HMJ102 OR HMJ103

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - oral/viva voce (15%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Assignment (45%)
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Textbooks

Required Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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