Courses & Units

Japanese Language 3B HMJ316

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:

The University of Tasmania has partnered with Macquarie University in the teaching of some languages. While we are teaching on-campus third year units in Japanese at UTAS, if you wish to study fully online you will need to enrol in the equivalent unit at Macquarie University. To do so, please complete an application for Cross-Institutional Study and submit to UTAS UConnect to apply for cross-institutional enrolment in the equivalent Macquarie University unit.

Once you have submitted your application, we will notify you of our approval and provide further instruction on applying to Macquarie University.

Introduction

Building on previous Japanese language study, this unit aims to develop students' oral skills and production skills both in spoken and written formats. Students will develop conversation skills beyond everyday life situations through pair work and group work with unit classmates as well as with native Japanese speakers where possible. Students will work across a range of language genre (polite to humble) and a selection of topics related to everyday life in Japan. Students will conduct a small scale self-directed survey to produce a written summary report and an oral presentation in Japanese.

Summary

Unit name Japanese Language 3B
Unit code HMJ316
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 Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • Conduct a conversation in Japanese orally on a series of topics using various functions, including: stating one's opinions; making requests; complimenting; asking questions; explaining.
  • Deliver a speech or a brief oral presentation in Japanese.
  • Write using a range of vocabulary and expressions to express your views about a topic.
  • Expand vocabulary and expressions to discuss the topics covered in the unit.
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

HMJ205

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - oral/viva voce (30%)|Assignment (40%)|Research Paper (30%)
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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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