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Introduction to Japanese Sociolinguistics (6 points)


Leader: Assoc Prof Helen Marriott

Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit introduces students to the study of the basic aspects of the Japanese language and system of communication, as well as intercultural communication. Topics include communication problems, speech acts, politeness, discourse structure.

Assessment: Critical review (2500 words): 50% + Examination (2 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 x lecture and 1 x tutorial) per week

Corequisites: Level B Japanese or equivalent

Prohibitions: JPS3130

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