Approx Cost:
Language perfect subscription $25.00.
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 study topics related to everyday situations so that they can use Japanese in short conversations.  They will be able to talk about themselves and their interests.  Students will be introduced to the Japanese writing system, learning hiragana and some useful Kanji.  There will also be the opportunity to meet students from Japan, try Origami, eat Japanese food and enjoy writing calligraphy.  With the 2020 Olympics being held in Tokyo this is a great opportunity to explore the wonderful culture and country of Japan.

 

Assessment:

Students are assessed through self and peer assessment as well as more formal tests.  Small and frequent tests covering the four main skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing.

Where Does It Lead:

Japanese in Years 10 and beyond. This course introduces students to another culture where students can relate to their own lifestyles through exploring another. The course also introduces students to an exciting writing system along with everyday conversational Japanese that is important in the Tourism and Business Industries.

For further information see:
Mrs Austen.