Approx Cost:
Language Perfect subscription $25.00.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

At least 3 of the 5 Achievement Standards in NCEA Level 2 Japanese (1 must be external) or by negotiation with the  HOLA.

Course Outline:

Students will build on their vocabulary knowledge from Level 2.  In addition to revising and consolidating Year 12 work, Level 7 and 8 of the National Japanese Curriculum will be covered through the study of four topics:

Term One     Land and people.

Term Two     Travel and tourism.

Term Three   Japan at work.

Term Four    Communication and the media.

Three hundred NCEA Level 3 level kanji characters will be taught, and kanji from Level 1 and 2 will be revised prior to final examination.

This course offers three internal assessments and two external assessments.

Internal assessments

•    Writing portfolio.

•    Spoken presentation.

•    Conversation portfolio.

External assessments

•    Listening.

•    Reading.

Where Does It Lead:

University or Polytechnic course. A knowledge of Japanese can lead to work in the tourist industry or in the increasing numbers of firms which do business with Japan.

For further information see:
Mrs R Austen.