Japanese Language 2A

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for JAPANESE 231.


Further develops the basic proficiency in modern Japanese necessary to communicate in everyday situations. Uses a range of exercises and activities to develop communicative use of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in a range of situations as well as strategies to enhance and support these skills. Note: Students with NCEA level 3 Japanese or equivalent should enrol in this course.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for JAPANESE 231.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

This course is not available for students studying remotely, outside Auckland or offshore in 2023.

Availability 2023

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Dr Harumi Minagawa


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


JAPANESE 231: 15 points


JAPANESE 131 or approval of Academic Head or nominee


JAPANESE 230, 239. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed