Japanese Level 3

L3JAP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Takeda

Recommended Prior Learning

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


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

Learning Areas:

Japanese


Detailed Course Outline
Career Pathways

Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Speech-Language Therapist, Flight Attendant, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Journalist, Interpreter, Editor, Foreign Policy Officer, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Importer/Exporter, Hotel/Motel Manager, Immigration Officer, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Translator