On completing this subject, students will have achieved a minimal proficiency in spoken and written Japanese and an understanding of culturally appropriate behaviour in a number of situations. The emphasis is on achieving operational proficiency and word processing in Japanese.
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1. Students master the basic Japanese grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation and show understanding of linguistic and cultural differences between Japanese and their own.
2. Students critically evaluate, reflect on, integrate and apply semantic and syntactic knowledge of the Japanese language.
3. Students communicate in Japanese using the four basic skills (speaking, reading, listening and writing) and can word process hiragana and katakana scripts.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):