L1 Japanese

JP1000
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Lander

Students extend their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills through the experiences of a New Zealand student on a home stay in Japan. Within this theme, students cover aspects of daily life such as family relationships, travel preparations, hobbies and sports. Other topics include houses and furnishings, senior high school life and travelling by bullet train. Overall, there are approximately 60 kanji characters to learn.

This course is accessed through our online learning environment, My Te Kura. Students will be required to make and submit audio and/or video recordings, so a microphone and camera or mobile device are essential.


Course Costs

Independent assessment of learning needs by outside assessor required for NZQA examinations. Approx. $450


Required Prior Learning

Students must have a Japanese language background. Ability to read and write hiragana is essential and knowledge of katakana is an advantage.


Course Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90893 v2 Japanese 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Japanese texts on areas of most immediate relevance
1
E
5
A.S. 90894 v2 Japanese 1.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates a personal response
1
I
4
A.S. 90896 v2 Japanese 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Japanese texts on areas of most immediate relevance
1
E
5
A.S. 90897 v2 Japanese 1.5 - Write a variety of text types in Japanese on areas of most immediate relevance
1
I
5
Total Credits

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