JAPA415-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Advanced Japanese Language B

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

The purpose of this course is to prepare students to conduct research using Japanese materials. It will build upon the prerequisite course, JAPA414: Advanced Japanese Language A. On successful completion of JAPA415, the student should be able to read, comprehend, and critique articles on various topics in standard modern Japanese.

Learning Outcomes

  • As a student in this course you will acquire increased knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and society. You will also acquire skills in all four areas of the language, with an emphasis on oral presentations, reading, and writing. On successful completion of this course, the student should:
  • be familiar with, and able to critically evaluate, various aspects of contemporary Japanese society and current affairs
  • be able to converse in Japanese on a broad range of Japan-related topics
  • be able to read and comprehend a variety of texts written for native-speaker readers.
  • have acquired competency in summarizing and reporting verbally in Japanese
  • have gained competency in writing reports and essays in Japanese
  • have acquired research, analysis and writing skills & other competencies readily transferrable to a variety of disciplines
  • have advanced intercultural awareness and sensitivity
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Biculturally competent and confident

      Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

      Engaged with the community

      Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

JAPA414 and subject to approval of the Programme Director.

Restrictions

JAPA318, JAPA407

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 Psychology - Sociology 413
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 12:00 - 13:00 James Logie 104
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Susan Bouterey

Lecturer

Masayoshi Ogino

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Short fortnightly presentations 20%
Two in-class reading comprehensions 14%
Short essay (1,200 Sino-Japanese characters) 26%
Portfolio 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $969.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

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