Level of study Second Year
Credit value 20
Semester Across both
Pre-requisite modules 23205 (or equivalent)
This module will build upon the knowledge acquired in AB Initio Japanese I & II 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.
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.