JAPANESE 31F - Full Year

JPA31F
Course Description

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.

Future Possibilities
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 Learning Minimum 14 credits at Japanese NCEA Level 2.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91557 v1 Japanese 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
3
I
5
*
A.S. 91556 v1 Japanese 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Japanese texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91555 v1 Japanese 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91554 v1 Japanese 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91553 v2 Japanese 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Japanese texts
3
E
5
*
Total 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.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.