Placement test may be required to determine proficiency level
Building on from HMJ204, the unit further develops basic grammatical knowledge and oral/aural skills. Students will learn to converse in Japanese on a series of everyday life topics including: transport, health, life and careers, communication and the media. Upon completion of this unit, students will have learnt most of the basic grammatical structures. Attention is also given to the reading and writing of Japanese. Students will be introduced to an additional 140 new kanji and will have learnt over 360 kanji by the end of this unit. Students' general proficiency in Japanese should reach the equivalent of JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) Level N4.
|Unit name||Japanese 2B|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
Dr Yoji Hashimoto
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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).
- Develop a basic understanding of the essential grammatical structures in Japanese.
- Write 360+ kanji and recognise an additional 50 kanji.
- Identify basic vocabulary and expressions related to everyday life topics including transportation, health, life and careers, mass media and natural environments.
- Conduct basic conversations in Japanese on a range of topics.
- Produce a short composition in Japanese on a range of topics.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Weekly Lectures (2 x 1 hour)
Weekly Tutorials (2 x 1 hour)
Task 1: Oral exam (15%)
Task 2: Final exam (40%)
Task 3: On-going assessment (45%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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