Pre-requisites: Degree level Japanese or the Japan Foundation's Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 2 or a pass in the School's diagnostic test

Aims/Description: The aims of this unit are twofold: to improve students' comprehension of written modern Japanese; and to improve their translation skills. Through extensive practical exercises, some assessed, based upon a wide variety of texts and text-types, students will gain in both competence and confidence in reading modern Japanese texts and will develop their translation abilities.

Staff Contact: Ms Alison Churchill, School of East Asian Studies
Teaching Methods: Seminars, On-line Seminars, Distance Learning Materials, Face-toFace Teaching at Residentials
Assessment: Coursework
WebCT resources are available for this module

Notes: Students who have Level One of the Japan Foundation's Japanese Language Proficiency Test , with the permission of the Head of Department, may go straight on to Japanese to English Translation II instead of taking this module.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (East Asian Studies):

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