13JAP

NCEA Level 3 Japanese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Ireland

Year 13 is an integrated programme which provides a progressive development of language skills and cultural knowledge attained in Levels 1 to 8 of the Japanese curriculum (Years 9 to 13). Students will be encouraged to consolidate, extend and become more diverse in all four language skills, as well as deepening and extending their awareness of a variety of aspects of Japanese life. The vocabulary and grammar structures at this level of study will occur in extended conversations and written work based on Levels 7 to 8 of the Japanese curriculum. Through the study of four topics, and the revision of Level 2 topics, students will master the reading and writing of 200 basic kanji and grammar points for the Level 3 achievement standards examination. Standard AS 91555 is optional.
Students can enter the ALC Certificate Level 3 and enter the Education Prefect competitions.

This leads to tertiary study.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 hardback exercise book (2B5)
2 graph book (1E8),
1 ring binder & subject dividers
It is recommended that students purchase the NCEA Level 3 course booklet at approximately $20.

Recommended Prior Learning

9 Credits NCEA Level 2 Japanese.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

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

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

A.S. 91555 v1
NZQA Info
Japanese 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Japanese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

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

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

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.

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.