JAPN4021

Communication and society

Credits:

Period:

Assessment:

6

1st semester

100% coursework (project, presentations, journal writing and essays)

Prerequisite:

JAPN4088. Japanese language IV (Part 1) or JAPN4099. Japanese language IV (Part 2): Capstone experience; OR

Co-requisite:

JAPN4088. Japanese language IV (Part 1) or JAPN4099. Japanese language IV (Part 2): Capstone experience

Description

Japanese-medium elecitve


This Japanese-medium content course explores the social behaviour of speakers of Japanese that is embedded in their language use. Sociolinguistic approaches to Japanese culture are promoted through students’ active participation in the empirical analyses of language variations in modern Japanese. Coursework also includes reference to other languages such as English and Cantonese.

Professor:

Hashimoto, Takuro

Hashimoto, Takuro

Senior Lecturer