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Module Title LH Japanese Language Advanced II
SchoolLan, Cult, Art Hist & Music
Department Modern Languages
Module Code 09 20694
Module Lead Junko Ogawa
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Pre-requisites LH Japanese Language Advanced I - (09 28499)
Co-requisites LH Japanese Language Advanced I - (09 28499)
Restrictions BCom, BSc Economics and BA Modern Languages
Contact Hours Practical Classes and workshops-40 hours
Guided independent study-160 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This module builds on the knowledge acquired during a year's study in Japan. It will teach students to critically analyse written Japanese and to develop their comprehension skills by reading different styles of writing. This module also aims to enhance students' ability to express themselves in Japanese through debates on the topics read.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module the student should be able to:
  • Read substantial pieces of Japanese writing in various styles
  • Use technical vocabulary that relates to the topics and/or degree subject both in speech and writing.
  • Recognise, comprehend and manipulate a variety of registers.
  • Undertake individual research of material, through library research including Internet and /or interview.
  • Using IT tools, deliver an oral presentation in the target language on a complex topic and debate related issues.
Assessment 20694-03 : Reading 1 : Class Test (15%)
20694-04 : Reading 2 : Class Test (15%)
20694-05 : Essay : Coursework (30%)
20694-06 : Written Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (40%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: Oral-aural exercise (with supporting written/visual aids) (40%) and Two-hour reading and writing exam (60%)
Reassessments: N/A
Other None
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