Japanese: Level Four (Media and Culture)

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Teacher responsible

Dr Hua Xiang 601b, Tower 3


Students must have completed Japanese: Level Three (Fast Track) (LN769).

Course content

Advanced study of Japanese via Japanese rich media. The course aims to enhance your listening and speaking skills via a wide range of Japanese media such as news, film, animation, TV interview site. The course also aims to explore the Japanese culture, society, economy and politics via media. A range of related topics will be introduced and discussed in class.


16 hours of classes in the MT. 22 hours of classes in the LT. 2 hours of classes in the ST.

Formative coursework

Students will be expected to produce 10 quizzes in the MT, LT and ST.

Indicative reading



Continuous assessment (70%) in the MT, LT and ST.
Oral examination (30%) in the LT and ST.

Key facts

Department: Language Studies

Total students 2016/17: 6

Average class size 2016/17: 7

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Specialist skills