Level 3 Japanese

13JAP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. Cumberland

You will learn to:
• use language variably and effectively to express and justify your own ideas and opinions and support or challenge those of others
• use and identify the language features and cultural meaning in texts understanding most of what you hear and read on a variety of topics
• interpret and respond critically to texts
• communicate information, ideas, and opinions through increasingly complex and varied texts
• explore the views of others, developing and sharing personal perspectives
• engage in sustained interaction and produce extended text
• investigate issues of mutual interest to Japan and New Zealand


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A subscription to the on-line resource Language Perfect (approximately $20) will be required as part of stationery.


Recommended Prior Learning A minimum of 14 credits in Japanese at level 2. Both Internal and External assessments need to be represented in the 14 credits or at the discretion of the Head of Faculty.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91557 v1 Japanese 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
3
I
5
*
A.S. 91556 v1 Japanese 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Japanese texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91555 v1 Japanese 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91554 v1 Japanese 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91553 v2 Japanese 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Japanese texts
3
E
5
*
Total Credits
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.

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