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JA1001 - Foundation Japanese 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Students who have a SA in Senior Japanese are not permitted to enrol in this subject.

This subject is designed for complete beginners. It introduces the syllabary writing system of hiragana as well as the fundamentals of kanji, and starts building elementary conversation skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • to equip students with the skills necessary to introduce themselves and exchange greetings; discuss countries of origin, occupations, fields of study and hobby interest; deal with numbers; talk about time; talk about families; order meals and drinks; and read and write simple passages in hiragana.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
JA1011

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr George Kutash.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); other exams (40%); assignments (15%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr George Kutash.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - (video-conferenced from Townsville)
  • 13 hours tutorials - (video-conferenced from Townsville)
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); other exams (40%); assignments (15%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.