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JAPA441 Advanced Topics in Japanese

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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
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,154.90
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,801.79

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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

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

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