2017 Winter School Subject List

Japanese 1 (JPNS1611) - Applications Closed

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Japanese Studies
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

(1) Ms Samantha Haley - samantha.haley@sydney.edu.au

(1) Ms Samantha Haley - samantha.haley@sydney.edu.au
(2) Dr Oliver Ansart - 

Start Date: 28 Nov 2016 
End Date: 16 Dec 2016 
Capacity: 75 
Status: Applications Closed 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 21 Nov 2016 
Census date: 03 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 03 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No


    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.


This beginners’ unit introduces basic communication skills in understanding and speaking Japanese. Students will also learn to write the two Japanese syllabaries and approximately 60 kanji characters and to recognise at least 100 kanji characters in context. Relevant socio-cultural information is integrated with the language learning.


Daily Online Quizzes; 2 x In Class Quizzes; Speaking test; Listening test; Final Exam


Start Date: 28 Nov 2016     End Date: 16 Dec 2016


Mon 28 Nov 9:30 - 10:30 hrs - All Students to attend Education Lecture Theatre 351.

Students will then be advised which locations they will attend for the entire period from the four Venues below.

  • Normal Lecture Times from Tue 29 Nov - Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri: 09:00 - 14:00 hrs

Locations (to be assigned 28/11/16):

  • Brennan MacCallum Learning Studio 110
  • Brennan MacCallum Learning Studio 112-116
  • Brennan MacCallum Learning Studio 120
  • JD Stewart Loxton Learning Studio 214

Final Exam: Merewether Lecture Theatres 3, 4 & 5


An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Genki 1 Textbook (2nd Edition), by Eri Banno et al. The Japan Times, 2011. ISBN-978-4-789-1440-3 (class use) 2) All Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Genki 1 Workbook (2nd Edition), by Eri Banno et al. The Japan Times, 2011.