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JAPA332 Advanced Japanese 2

The development of advanced-level Japanese language skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, applying grammatical analysis to authentic Japanese material. This course complements JAPA331.

In this course, students continue to acquire the knowledge of the Japanese language. A variety of speaking and writing activities allows students to place the Japanese vocabulary items and grammar structures they have learnt in context. A big step towards grasping many opportunities offered by one of the world's leading economical and cultural powers.

Paper title Advanced Japanese 2
Paper code JAPA332
Subject Japanese
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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JAPA 233. You may be able to take this paper without the prerequisite if you can demonstrate the required ability. Use the special permission process to apply to do this; please proceed through the application process to reach the window for Special Permission. This request together with any documentation you provide or request for the transfer of credit(s) will then be submitted for approval.
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Convenor: Dr J.-R. Hayashishita
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Paper Structure
In this paper, the students will:
  • Read authentic Japanese materials
  • Write and speak complex ideas in Japanese
  • Learn the Japanese language grammar
  • To expand one's vocabulary of the Japanese language
Nihongo Chuukyuu J501, 3A Corporation
Teaching Arrangements
A two hour lecture plus two tutorials per week
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, cultural understanding, self-motivation, teamwork. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the ability to express complex ideas in Japanese and the understanding of how one can proceed with the Japanese language acquisition in the future.

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Weeks: 28-34,36-41 Mon : 10:00-11:50


Weeks: 28-34,36-41 Tues, Thurs : 13:00-13:50
or Tues, Thurs : 14:00-14:50