Japanese Year 8

8JAP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Takeda

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry


Japanese at Year 8 develops the skills of speaking and listening on the two topics; Eating and Drinking, and Describing People.

Students will also learn some ”Anime Japanese” which many boys enjoy. 

By the end of the Year 8 course, students will be able to;
• greet and farewell people appropriately.
• introduce yourself.
• use the numbers 0 to 1000.
• apologize and thank someone.
• talk about likes and dislikes – food and colours.
• talk about Japanese festivals.


Course Overview

Term 1
You will learn the food names, and how to say which food you eat/don't eat and which food you like/dislike. You will also learn the language needed for a shopping dialogue. You will learn all about well-known Japanese dishes and will try some Japanese food in the cooking lesson.

Term 2
You will learn vocabulary to describe people, including body parts, adjectives, and colours. You will also learn about Japan including geography, history, religions, festivals, and modern culture. There will be some Anime Japanese lessons as well.

Term 3
Terms 1/2 course contents will be taught for the class who study Japanese in Terms 3/4.

You will learn the food names, and how to say which food you eat/don't eat and which food you like/dislike. You will also learn the language needed for a shopping dialogue. You will learn all about well-known Japanese dishes and will try some Japanese food in the cooking lesson.

Term 4
Terms 1/2 course contents will be taught for the class who study Japanese in Terms 3/4.

You will learn vocabulary to describe people, including body parts, adjectives, and colours. You will also learn about Japan including geography, history, religions, festivals, and modern culture. There will be some Anime Japanese lessons as well.

Learning Areas:

Japanese



Pathway

Japanese Year 9

In a world of global trade, one of the job options for speakers of Japanese is in the field of imports and exports. Political Scientist is another option.
A career in this field offers the opportunity to witness and influence international policy. Teaching the language and working as a translator is also a possibility.