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FL10299: Japanese stage 4 semester 1 (3 credits)

Click here for further information Academic Year: 2011/2
Click here for further informationOwning Department/School: Foreign Languages Centre
Click here for further information Credits: 3
Click here for further information Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Click here for further information Period: Semester 1
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Reassessment not allowed
Click here for further information Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take FL10256 and take FL10257 or equivalent.
Click here for further information Description: NB. Students wishing to take this unit should apply via the Foreign Languages Centre website from August onwards.
The course aims to consolidate and further develop vocabulary and accuracy in all skill areas whilst developing autonomous language use and extending students' cultural knowledge and awareness.

Learning Outcomes:
On completion of the course the students will be able to:
* Give clear, systematically developed descriptions and presentations on topics of general, personal or cultural interest;
* Contribute to varied work and general discussions;
* Understand the gist and some detail of recorded or broadcast audio material on topics of personal and general interest;
* Understand texts with Hiragana, Katakana and common Kanji on familiar topics of general and cultural interest without dependence on a dictionary;
* Write short essays using Hiragana, Katakana and common Kanji on topics of personal and general interest.

Speaking, reading, listening and writing in the target language - all assessed
Interpersonal skills, communication, team skills - facilitated
IT skills - facilitated
Intercultural skills - facilitated and taught
Autonomous learning - facilitated
Research and organisational skills - facilitated
Cognitive - taught.

The course consolidates previously acquired language structures and skills and further develops four core competences of listening, speaking, reading and writing. It encourages spontaneous language use. Reading and listening materials on new topic areas will help students extend their passive and active vocabulary. Topics of general interest and cultural relevance will be discussed, helping students to express opinions.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:
NB. Postgraduate programme information will be updated when the postgraduate catalogues are published in August 2011

FL10299 is a Generally Available Unit which is available to all students of the University (subject to the usual constraints) to take as an 'extra' unit which does not count towards a final award.

  • UXXX-AFN97 : Catalogue of Foreign Languages Centre Units - No specified year
  • UXXX-AFN99 : Generally available catalogue - No specified year

* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.