Approx Cost:
Language perfect subscription $25.00.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Course Outline:

This full year course includes the language and customs of Japanese people through everyday topics based on Levels 1 and 2 of the National Japanese Curriculum. The course encourages students to use Japanese in short conversations and to talk about themselves and their interests.

Students will learn to read and write hiragana characters, and some kanji characters. Students will learn to speak and understand Japanese by practising in pairs and groups. Students also have the experience of making Japanese food, trying origami, calligraphy and meeting students from 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 R Austen.