Level 2 Japanese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Langley

Recommended Prior Learning

15 credits NCEA Level 1 Japanese or at the discretion of the HOD.

Communication and intercultural competency skills are further developed through learning about:  holidays and leisure, daily life including customs and culture in Japan, food, education, popular culture, student life and the role technology plays in it. Varied language activities foster the development of the skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. A strong focus is on developing communication skills. 

Students are encouraged to take two NCEA internal assessments in two NCEA external assessments. However, they are able to discuss which standards they would like to attempt with their teacher.

Their are several opportunities to interact with native speakers from Suginami High School, Tokyo, our sister school in Japan, as part of our exchange programme to and from Japan. Overseas trips will resume once international travel becomes more settled.

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2x 1H5 Quad Book, 40 page clearfile