Intermediate Japanese A

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intermediate Japanese A

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Japanese, Southeast Asian Studies

  • Language Level


  • Prerequisites

    ARTS1631 or JAPN1001

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The course introduces a number of basic Japanese structures and vocabulary including 150 kanji that are essential to basic Japanese communication (oral/aural and reading/writing).
    They are taught through six social/cultural topics following the textbook, Nakama Book 2 chapters:
    1. Health and Japanese
    2. Travel and Japanese
    3. Preparing for the future
    4. Asking for and giving directions
    5. Cooking
    6. Gift
    While studying language, the thematic focus gives students the opportunity to understand current sociocultural issues in Japan, and to apply this to their own culture as they discuss similarities and differences.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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