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Year 9 LANGUAGES - Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Yoon.

Recommended Prior Learning

A love of anime definitely helps! Enthusiasm and an open mind to learn different world views and values.

9JAP Year 9 Japanese - Introduction to Japanese language and culture

The Introductory Japanese course covers basic communication skills that can be used in everyday situations. There is a special focus on building confidence in speaking the language as well as introducing language structures that are required to study further in Japanese. Cultural aspects such as food, anime, manga, and annual festivals are integrated into the course. It is an interactive and fun course that uses technology, role play and games to learn. By the end of the course, students will be able to introduce themselves and their family and talk about their likes and dislikes, nationalities, countries of origin, food and drink, and sports with a view to communicating with Japanese exchange students and students from our sister school should they take the opportunity to join the school trip to Japan in future.

Learning Areas:

Year 9 Courses 2024, Languages


10 Japanese

Career Pathways

Historian, Urban/Regional Planner, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Technical Writer, Foreign Policy Officer, Early Childhood Teacher, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Policy Analyst, Interpreter, Translator, Animator/Digital Artist, Mining Engineer, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Aeronautical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Statistician, Architect, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer