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

Completion of Year 10 Japanese or by negotiation with the HOLA.

Course Outline:

Topics studied in Years 9 and 10 will be revised and consolidated, with vocabulary, grammar and kanji extended to NCEA Level 1. Hiragana and katakana characters will be used daily alongside 50 kanji characters, to enable students to write and read with reasonable fluency. Students have many opportunities to communicate in Japanese in a range of practical situations, as well as reporting on events in the past and expressing hopes and plans for the future.

This course offers 3 internal assessments and 2 external assessments.

Internal assessments

•    Writing portfolio

•    Spoken presentation

•    Conversation portfolio.

External assessments

•    Listening.

•    Reading.

Where Does It Lead:

Year 12 Japanese.  NCEA Level 2 Japanese language students have an advantage in employment involving travel and tourism. Second language skills will also complement any occupation.

For further information see:
Mrs R Austen.