This course requires 2 Lessons.
10 Japanese 1 (Table A) 4 lessons per week for the whole year
Teacher in Charge: Ms O. Lee
The students will learn how to understand, speak, read and write Japanese as it applies to:
- Personal information
- Classroom and school life
- Out and about
- Describing people
- Daily routine
All hiragana and katakana should be known by the end of the year.
Vocabulary and unit tests, examinations.
Approximate equal value will be given to the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
A GPA of at least 50 in Year 9 Japanese
OR HoF approval
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
10JP1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $30
Includes the cost for a workbook and Education Perfect
Please note: Education Perfect is an interactive vocabulary website based on NCEA requirements, which is an excellent resource for vocabulary learning.
Japanese is an Asian language with few links to other languages. It provides a contrast in structure and vocabulary with European languages. The scripts used for NCEA Level 1 are hiragana, katakana and some Kanji.