03JAP

Level 3 Japanese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. White

NCEA Level 3 Japanese leads to tertiary qualifications and opportunities to study or work in Japan. Students learn to justify their own opinions and support or challenge the views of others in Japanese.

Topics included: Land and People, Communication and Media

Recommended Prior Learning

It is highly recommended that you already have the conversational language in both writing and speaking to ensure you get the best out of this course. This may have been achieved by speaking and communicating in the Japanese language regularly with friends or completing the Level 2 Japanese course.

If you are unsure if this course is for you, please see Mrs Sime or Mr White for support.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B8 Exercise book
BYOD

Pathway

Students who choose the Level 3 Japanese language could have the opportunity to take the Japanese Language further into tertiary studies. Career pathways for languages can consist of translator/interpreter roles, there are also opportunities for foreign language intelligence roles and language teachers.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91553 v2
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Japanese texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91554 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91556 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Japanese texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91557 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

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.

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