This course requires 2 options.
JAPANESE 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Dalley
Students will have an understanding of and ability to use all the communication functions in Level 1-8 of Japanese in the New Zealand Curriculum. The four language skills are further developed. Students will have sufficient knowledge of vocabulary and grammar to allow communication and understanding of complex information in Japanese. Students will learn another 47 Kanji expanding their knowledge of kanji to a total of 150 characters including the meanings, how to write them and the various readings associated with each character.
Year 12 and 13 are a combined class and students study different topics in class depending on their year level.
Topics covered in Japanese 31F include:
• Land and people
• Communication and the media
• Japan at work
• Travel and Tourism
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
Tertiary study at University or Polytechnic. Various scholarships to study in Japan are available.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$20.00 for Level 3 Japanese student booklet (Renash resources), $30.00 for Language Perfect membership
Recommended Prior LearningMinimum 14 credits at Japanese NCEA Level 2.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.