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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Naomi Kurata


Previously coded JPL1550


This unit is the first part of a one-year first-year sequence for Japanese background speakers. It aims to expand student's knowledge of the Japanese language and culture and to equip students to be able to adapt their language skills to their intellectual and social activities in both Japanese and Australian societies. It also aims to assist students to develop their critical awareness of identity in cross-cultural contexts.


Ongoing assessment: 35%
Project: 20%
Oral presentation: 15%
Final exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Naomi Kurata

Contact hours

One 3-hour seminar and one 1-hour on-line discussion per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



Placement test and interview