- 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
- Entry Recommendations:
It is strongly recommended students complete semester one Japanese (JJAPa) before taking JJAPb.
- 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.
This semester builds on knowledge and skills developed from the previous semesters topics related to everyday situations. Practical topics such as eating and drinking prepare students for travel to Japan. There is a continued focus on genuine communication as students learn to understand and produce language to express their ideas and describe aspects of their surroundings. Students will continue to build their skills using 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.
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 course JPEc , Year 11 Semester a and Semester b. This course introduces students to another culture where students can relate to their own lifestyles through exploring another.
- For further information see:
- Mrs Austen.