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JLG4069 - Japanese 6 (Kanazawa)

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Ms Jun Yano


Overseas Summer semester A 2007 (Off-campus)


A special fee-paying, in-country Japanese language program providing home-stay, a variety of cultural activities, visits to various institutions and number of other excursions as well as classroom-based study.
This is the second part of an intermediate sequence which covers both spoken language and contemporary written language. Language acquisition through active interaction in and out of the classroom is encouraged. This unit focuses on social and cultural issues from a global view point. The content is integrated around a major project which involves interviewing a Japanese native speaker, reading articles in the newspaper and internet sites and writing a report.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should:

be able to obtain some knowledge about issues in Japanese society and culture through reading, speaking and writing about the topic,
be able to recognize the kanji introduced at previous levels, and 150 newly introduced characters, and


Written tests Equivalent (1800 words): 40% Aural/Oral tests (Equivalent 900 words): 20%
Quizzes (Equivalent 900 words): 20% Assignments (Equivalent 900 words): 20%

Contact hours

3 hours per day over 5 weeks and excursions and participation in cultural activities


Japanese 5 or equivalent


JPL1069, JPL2069, JPL3069, JLG5069, JPL1060, JPL2060, JPL3060, JLG5060