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JAPA441 Advanced Topics in Japanese

Topics in Japanese language and culture, taught and examined in Japanese.

Take your knowledge of Japanese language and culture to a new level of sophistication by reading, translating and discussing in Japanese a variety of interesting advanced-level texts.

Paper title Advanced Topics in Japanese
Paper code JAPA441
Subject Japanese
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points 20 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,098.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,352.87

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Prerequisite
JAPA 334
Restriction
JAPA 402
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Roy Starrs
Paper Structure
The reading, translating and discussing in Japanese of a variety of advanced-level texts.
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and seminar-style discussions.
Textbooks
Texts will be provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
By reading and translating the assigned texts, participating in the seminar-style discussions based on those texts and completing the required assignments, students will gain:
  • An ability to use the Japanese language at a sophisticated, educated level in speaking, reading and translating
  • A capacity for research on and critical analysis of Japanese language and culture
  • A level of mastery of the Japanese language suitable for the pursuit of graduate studies

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None