Year 8 Japanese

LENGTH OF COURSE: One Semester or Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND:Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES:  Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Language Conventions:
Students learn the conventions of Japanese language through multimodal resources, games, and interactions with peers. Students are supported to develop competency in reading and writing the three Japanese scripts (hiragana, katakana and kanji)) and understanding of how to make wide and varied sentences involving adjectives, nouns and verbs.

Cultural Differences:
Learning experiences are carefully selected to provide students with the opportunity to develop deep understanding of concepts underpinning Japanese society and culture. It is through this lens that students are empowered to understand and reflect on the differences between Japanese and their home cultures.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Text analysis:
Students identify and explain knowledge of from texts, using particle train structures.

Text production:
Student create texts to display knowledge of Japanese verbs and nouns, using particle train structures.

Vocabulary and Language Tests:
Display your knowledge of language conventions of Hiragana and vocabulary.