Elementary Japanese I & II

Centre for Modern Languages, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law


Code 17493

Level of study First Year

Credit value 40

Semester Full Term

Module description

This module will build upon the knowledge acquired in Japanese for Beginners CRA and CRB by developing further the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The emphasis is on the acquisition of a sound grammatical knowledge for communicative competence and further learning of Kanji. Students will develop the receptive skills (listening and reading) as well as the productive skills (speaking in daily situations and writing short compositions). The course will also aim to equip students with new structures in depth while revising and consolidating past knowledge. Students will be given the opportunity to work in a group as well as individually.