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2020/21 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

EAST1210 Basic Japanese Language (1)

20 creditsClass Size: 60

Module manager: Mika Takewa
Email: M.Takewa@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

To introduce students to basic Japanese language skills.

Syllabus

The module will consist of 9 student contact hours per week. These will comprise:
1) Introduction to new grammatical points,
2) Practical exercises based on new grammatical points,
3) Listening comprehension,
4) Reading and translation. At the outset of the module, students will be taught the two Japanese syllabifies (hiragana and katakana) and will subsequently be introduced to approximately 200 kanji characters.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture201.0020.00
Practical701.0070.00
Private study hours110.00
Total Contact hours90.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Preparation and follow up for each class
Preparation for assessment

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Assessed coursework (vocabulary tests, kanji tests, language exercises),
Non-assessed writing exercises (kanji characters) & mid semester Language test (non-assessed)

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course AssessmentContinuous assessment30.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)30.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Open Book exam2 hr 00 mins30.00
Practical Exam / OSCE0 hr 15 mins40.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)70.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 02/10/2020 13:43:14

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