JAP-90003 - Japanese 3
Coordinator: Hitomi Tobe Room: CBB1.013 Tel: +44 1782 7 33278
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733960

Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20

International Business Combined Honours (Level 6)
Law Single Honours (Level 6)
Management (International Business) Single Honours (Level 6)

Available as a Free Standing Elective





Japanese 2 or equivalent

Barred Combinations

Students are only permitted to take one Japanese language module per semester.

Description for 2019/20

This module will develop students& Japanese language communication skills, enabling them to speak, listen, read, and write in carrying out simple and routine tasks they are likely to encounter in socialising, living, studying or travelling in Japan. Functions and topics such as giving descriptions of events and places, talking about impressions, presenting and receiving gifts, making social arrangements will be covered. Students will also become familiar with some aspects of cultural specific behaviour.

It aims to develop the Japanese language skills acquired up to Japanese 2.

Intended Learning Outcomes

carry out simple tasks requiring an exchange of information on familiar topics. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3
read short, simple texts written in basic scripts. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2
understand phrases and vocabulary of the highest frequency related to areas of immediate personal relevance. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3,4
use a series of phrases and sentences to describe their immediate environment. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3
write a simple personal letter using basic scripts. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2
recognize and act upon cultural differences encountered in everyday situations and demonstrate knowledge of cultural traditions will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3
develop and reflect upon strategies for successful language learning will be achieved by assessments: 1

Study hours

22 hours contact time
44 hours completion of course work tasks
54 hours class revision and private study
22 hours revision for and completion of written exam and listening exam
8 hours preparation for and attendance at oral exam

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Coursework weighted 20%
Coursework documenting student's progress
The course work will comprise of tasks such as vocabulary exercises, written-up role-play dialogues, KLE tasks, listening and reading comprehension exercises, grammar exercises, very simple translations, written-up self directed learning tasks and class participation. Students will also be required to complete a reflective study diary.

2: Unseen Exam weighted 40%
1-hour written examination

3: Oral Test weighted 20%
Oral exam
A short oral exam including tasks such as question and answer and role play or presentation

4: Listening Comprehension weighted 20%
30 minutes of listening test