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|
|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.|
- 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 email@example.com for assistance.
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- 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.
- Teaching staff
- Dr Yuko Shibata
- Teaching Arrangements
- 3 hours of lectures per week plus a 1-hour tutorial per week.
- 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.
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- Learning Outcomes
- To pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, level N3