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Japanese 3


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 5
  • Convenor: Dr Michael Tsang
  • Tutor: Yoko Kagawa
  • Assessment: vocabulary and grammar tests (15%), reception skills (15%), a writing composition (15%), a final examination including oral test (35%), essay in Japanese (15%) and class participation (5%)

Module description

Japanese 3 aims to extend grammar learnt in Japanese 2 and introduces you to differing levels of language politeness. Your increased conversational skills will enable you to provide explanations, pass on messages, make recommendations and predictions and confirm information.

With approximately 400 kanji characters acquired by the end of this module, you will aim to read progressively complex sentence structures and compose messages connected with everyday personal and professional affairs.