15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Japanese Language Proficiency Test (administered by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services and the Japan Foundation) Level 3, or equivalent language level to be ascertained by a test set by SEAS at the time of application

Aims/Description: This unit consolidates and expands the language abilities/skills of students with a Japanese language ability equivalent to Japanese Language Proficiency Level 2. Upper-Intermediate level structures, reading, writing, speaking and listening skills are further developed. Students read various authentic materials, including contemporary newspapers. 

Staff Contact: Dr T McAuley
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Assessed interview

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