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Intermediate Japanese B - ARTS2631
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: ARTS2630 or JAPN2000
Excluded: JAPN2001
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable
Available for General Education: Yes (more info)


Subject Area: Japanese Studies

The course introduces a number of basic Japanese structures and vocabulary including 150 kanji that are essential to basic Japanese communication (oral/aural and reading/writing).

They are taught through five social/cultural topics following the textbook, Nakama Book 2 chapters:

1. Gift,
2. Asking for a favour and how to do something,
3. Talking about employment,
4. Complaints,
5. The environment and society.

While studying language, the thematic focus gives students the opportunity to understand current sociocultural issues in Japan, and to apply this to the own culture as they discuss similarities and differences.

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