Level of study First Year
Credit value 20
Semester Across both
Other pre-requisites GCSE Grade B in another language or equivalent
This module is for those who will start learning Japanese from scratch. The emphasis is on the acquisition of basic grammatical knowledge for communicative competence and learning of 250 Kanji. You will develop the passive skills (reading) as well as the active skills (writing); i.e. writing short compositions). You will learn basic language structures and registers in depth.
You will be given the opportunity to work in a group as well as individually.
The course will also aim to equip you with the ability to access the language autonomously.
Co-requisite: LC Int Ab Initio Japan I & II
Teaching and learning methods
Small group teaching/practical language classes