Level of study First Year
Credit value 20
Semester Across both
Pre-requisite modules 20366
This module will build upon the knowledge acquired in LC Op Acc Intensive Japanese L3 by further developing the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The emphasis is on the progressive acquisition of a sound grammatical knowledge of Japanese and approximately 100 Kanji learning. You develop receptive skills (listening and reading) as well as productive skills (speaking in daily situations and writing short compositions). The course will also aim to equip you with new structures in depth while revising and consolidating past knowledge. You will be given the opportunity to work in a group as well as individually.
Aspects of modern Japan will be introduced.
Teaching and learning methods
Practical language classes involving both whole-group and small-group/pair-work activities with emphasis on oral communication, use of visual aids, audio/video recordings and use of language laboratory where appropriate.