JPN1

Level 1 Japanese

Course Description

This course is delivered by NetNZ


In learning Japanese, students learn to communicate in an additional language, develop the capacity to learn further languages and explore different world views in relation to their own.

(New Zealand Curriculum- Learning Languages)

This course integrates the core strands of language knowledge, communication and cultural knowledge. This course consolidates topics studied from year 9 and 10.Students should be able to understand more complex language and communicate beyond the immediate context e.g.past and future events and can understand and produce a variety of text types.



Topics that will be covered are:

  • 1. Personal History-Milestones in your peoples’ lives;growing up; the uses of katakana
  • 2. Languages and how they are studied;nationalities;where you were born and grew up
  • 3. Popular fast food in NZ and Japan; healthy fast food
  • 4. Shopping-Where you shop and why?;department stores in Japan
  • 5. What you do in your free time;making,accepting and declining invitations
  • 6. City and country living-your neighbourhood, giving directions
  • 7.School trips; travel time and transportation
  • 8.Arubaito-part-time work; spending money
  • 9. What do you want to be?careers and aspirations; what you are good at and like to do
  • 10.Homestay-seeing your home through Japanese eyes; cultural similarities and differences




Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Practical Components - Spoken presentation to be recorded
$20 for Language Perfect for vocabulary learning. (optional)

Yatto ii kanji book by Sarah Perkins and Yoshitaka Sasai $15 (optional)

Textbook/workbook- Iitomo textbook and student workbook ($30)tbc. These will be issued by teacher and then invoiced to school for workbook and textbook to be returned at the end of the course.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90897 v2
NZQA Info
Japanese 1.5 - Write a variety of text types in Japanese on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90896 v2
NZQA Info
Japanese 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Japanese texts on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90894 v2
NZQA Info
Japanese 1.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates a personal response
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90893 v2
NZQA Info
Japanese 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Japanese texts on areas of most immediate relevance
5
5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0