L3JAP

Japanese Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Takeda

This course builds on the skills and knowledge that has been learned in previous years. More advanced language is learned for various functions. The topics covered are current/social issues, history, religions, and traveling (geography and geology).

Course Overview

Term 1
 Compare and contrast people, places and things
 Describe people, places, things and experiences
 Recognise and respond to descriptions of how something is done
 Describe how something is done
 Recognise, ask about and express purpose
 Recognise and respond to descriptions of a sequence of activities and events
 Describe activities and events in sequence
 Report what someone said or wrote
 Recognise gift-giving conventions, including the use of formal, polite language
 Recognise, ask about, and express probability and uncertainty

Term 2
 Recongnise and express decisions
 Make and respond to requests for something to be done
 Recognise and talk about doing something for someone
 Give, seek and receive advice
 Recognise and talk about advantages, disadvantages and reasons
 Recognise, ask about, and express the doubt, possibility, probability, or uncertainty of actions and events
 Recognise, ask about and express the ability or inability to do something
 Recognise, ask about and talk about actions or events that are conditional upon other actions or events
 Interpret selected and adapted media items
 Describe actions and states of being using appropriate transitive and intransitive verbs

Term 3
Revisit and consolidate all the language learned in the 5-year NCEA course

Term 4
Revisit and consolidate all the language learned in the 5-year NCEA course

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement of: 13 credits in Level 2 Japanese, including passes in 2.4 (Reading) and 2.5 (Writing).

Assessment Information

Students who study Level 3 Japanese can attempt all the five NCEA Level 3 Japanese standards.

Pathway

You will need to sit the placement test which each University writes. If you have completed NCEA Level 3 Japanese with Excellence, you will be in a good position to take Stage 2 Japanese papers without studying Stage 1 papers. Please ask the Head of the Department of the university you are going to study at.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91553 v2
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Japanese texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91554 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91555 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91556 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Japanese texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91557 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.