Faculty of Arts


Japanese Language 1B

Please note: this is archived course information from 2019 for JAPANESE 131.


This course is a continuation of JAPANESE 130 and is for those who have passed JAPANESE 130 or who have achieved NCEA Level 2 or equivalent in Japanese.

The course aims to further develop the basic proficiency in modern Japanese necessary to communicate in limited situations. The course will use a range of exercises and activities to develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as strategies to enhance and support these skills. The course will introduce some sociocultural aspects directly related to language-use situations.

The prescribed textbook can be obtained from the University Bookshop. Students must attend the plenary lecture plus streamed classes.

View the course syllabus

Availability 2019

Semester 2


Coordinator(s)  Reiko Kondo


Genki I: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 2nd ed. (textbook and workbook)


Coursework + exam


JAPANESE 131: 15.0 points


JAPANESE 130 or approval of Academic Head or nominee


May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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