JAPANESE 31F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Dalley

Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 14 credits at Japanese NCEA Level 2.

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 for a total of 150 characters including the meanings, how to write them and the various readings associated with each character.
Year 12 and 13 form 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.

Learning Areas: