L2 Japanese - Full Year

This course builds on the Japanese language and communication skills of NCEA L1

Course Overview

In this course students will look at family and school life in Japan, make comparisons with life in NZ and share their opinions with justification. Topics will include: Family Life, Food, Education, Free-Time.   Students will look at both language and cultural aspects.

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Sara Lake

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Sara Lake has been teaching since 2002. The past few years she has taught level 1 Japanese online through NetNZ. She is a registered teacher at Marian College. Subjects she teaches are Japanese, Social Studies and Tourism. Sara Lake lived in Japan for a year as an AFS student and worked as a Japanese speaking guide for nine years prior to becoming a teacher. She loves watching her children play football and futsal, reading and walking her dogs.

Course Details

Develop the skills needed to understand and use spoken and written Japanese.
Communicate effectively in Japanese for authentic purposes.
Learn the conventions of communicating in Japanese and develop an understanding of Japanese culture.

NCEA Level one Japanese (or sit a placement test at the discretion of the teacher)
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School Year
31 Jan 2024
30 Nov 2024

NCEA Level 2
Standard No * Standard title credit value Internal/External
91133 v2 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Japanese texts on familiar matters 5 External
91134 Interact using spoken Japanese to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations (optional) 5 Internal
91135 Give a spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates information, ideas and opinions 4 Internal
91136 Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Japanese text(s) on familiar matters 5 External
91137 Write a variety of text types in Japanese to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts 5 Internal

Education perfect a year license (TBC) L2 Japanese Reference Book ( provided by teacher) $20.00 1B8

Learning Exchange

1.00 placement

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2 - 20

Offered by

Marian College
Marian College

Level (NCEA)

Yes - L2

Course Dates

31 Jan 2024

till 30 Nov 2024


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Learning Exchange

1.00 placement

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