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JPL2652 - Reading Japanese Texts Level B

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Jun Yano


Not offered in 2007


Provides students with the opportunity to improve their skills in reading and writing Japanese, including development of their knowledge of kanji and understanding of written language styles and vocabulary. A range of texts, such as simple newspaper articles, instructions, advertisements, letters and short fiction will be utilised, organised around themes relating to Japanese culture and society.


Mid-semester examination (50 minutes): 15%
End-of-semester examination (2 hours): 45%
Class performance, including regular quizzes 20%
Written assignments (equivalent to 1500 words): 20%

Contact hours

4 hours per week


JPL2210 or equivalent