LANG 3052 Japanese 302

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 100092

Coordinator Atomi Ohama Opens in new window

Description After covering basic Japanese grammar in previous units, this subject is designed to further improve and extend students' competence in Japanese. It enhances students' knowledge and comprehension of Japanese, and develops their ability to apply this knowledge and comprehension to written and spoken Japanese. In addition to the language skills, this subject covers further aspects of Japanese culture through the recommended texts and class discussions. Note: This subject is not suitable for native speakers.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Discipline Eastern Asian Languages

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Assumed Knowledge

Japanese 301 or equivalent knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. communicate orally using advanced Japanese grammar and lexicon;
  2. read and write advanced kanji characters;
  3. apply advanced writing skills in different genres;
  4. demonstrate an advanced level of understanding of the Japanese culture.

Subject Content

Application of the Japanese grammar that has been introduced in previous units.
Expressions needed for carrying out class discussions.
Class discussion on specific topics.
Reading and writing of kanji used in the texts.
Writing practice.

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this subject that you must meet in order to successfully complete this subject. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for your subject online.

Inherent Requirements


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz up to 10 minutes weekly 30 N Individual
Portfolio Equivalent to approximately 4000 Japanese characters maximum 40 N Individual
Intra-session Exam 2 hours maximum 30 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Essential texts will be determined on a year by year basis according to student learning needs and availability of text books in the market.

Teaching Periods

Spring (2024)

Parramatta - Victoria Rd


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