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JAPA233 Business and Professional Japanese

A continuation of JAPA 231. Develops communication skills in professional and business-related Japanese language, with equal emphasis on speaking, listening, reading, writing, and training in the cultural protocols involved in conducting business and professional activities in Japan.

The goal of this paper is the simultaneous development of all four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) at a higher level than JAPA 231, with an emphasis on professional and business-related Japanese language. By the end of the paper, you will learn how to express yourself in a culturally appropriate manner in various socio-cultural and business environments. You will also deepen your understanding of Japanese society through the introduction of a variety of visual and literary information about its culture and people.

Paper title Business and Professional Japanese
Paper code JAPA233
Subject Japanese
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $835.20
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,435.00

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Prerequisite
JAPA 231.

If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Submit page or email languages@otago.ac.nz for assistance.
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
A short interview or placement test will be held during Course Approval in order to place students in the paper appropriate to their knowledge of the language.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Yuko Shibata
Teaching Fellow: Haruko Stuart
Teaching Arrangements
2 hours of Lectures per week, plus 2 hours of Tutorials per week
Textbooks
Tobira: Gateway to advanced Japanese, by Mayumi Oka and others, 2009
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
To pass the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test, level N3

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
T2 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

A continuation of JAPA 231. Develops communication skills in professional and business-related Japanese language, with equal emphasis on speaking, listening, reading, writing, and training in the cultural protocols involved in conducting business and professional activities in Japan.

The goal of this paper is the simultaneous development of all four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) at a higher level than JAPA 231, with an emphasis on professional and business-related Japanese language. By the end of the paper, you will learn how to express yourself in a culturally appropriate manner in various socio-cultural and business environments. You will also deepen your understanding of Japanese society through the introduction of a variety of visual and literary information about its culture and people.

Paper title Business and Professional Japanese
Paper code JAPA233
Subject Japanese
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2017 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
JAPA 231.

If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Submit page or email languages@otago.ac.nz for assistance.
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
A short interview or placement test will be held during Course Approval in order to place students in the paper appropriate to their knowledge of the language.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Yuko Shibata
Teaching Arrangements
3 hours of lectures per week plus a 1-hour tutorial per week.
Textbooks
Tobira: Gateway to advanced Japanese, by Mayumi Oka and others, 2009
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
To pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, level N3

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
L1 Monday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
T2 Thursday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41