Approx Cost:
Language perfect subscription $12.50 if doing one Semester
Language perfect subscription $25.00 if doing both Semesters
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Course Outline:

Learning a language opens up a world of opportunities.  Students will have fun building their own language skills through games, communicative activities, song, anime and manga.

Students will develop their reading, writing, listening, speaking and presenting skills. They will have many opportunities to build communication and intercultural skills.

Topics include an introduction to Japan and aspects of Japanese life and culture. Learning Languages Curriculum Levels 1 and 2 are covered.  Students will be introduced to the Japanese writing system, learning hiragana and some useful Kanji.  There will also be the opportunity to communicate with students from Japan, try Origami, eat Japanese food and enjoy writing calligraphy.  With many recent world sports events being held in Japan this is a great opportunity to explore the wonderful and fascinating culture of Japan.

 

Assessment:

Small tests covering the four main skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing. Vocabulary will be tested regularly. Students will be encouraged to self-assess and peer-assess. 

Where Does It Lead:

Junior Japanese semester courses, JJAPb and JJAPc

For further information see:
Mrs Austen.