Year 9 Japanese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Ireland

An introduction to the Japanese language and culture, where students will gain an appreciation of customs, festivals and lifestyles of the people of Japan. Students will learn to communicate in simple Japanese with our Japanese visitors and exchange emails, texts and letters with sister school students. They will also learn to read and write most of the Hiragana script.
Topics covered in this course are:

  • Basic introductions and greetings and how to exchange basic information about yourself.
  • Where you and others live in the world.
  • Nationality and languages, important dates.
  • Japanese traditional sports, likes and dislikes.
  • Japanese food.
  • Monthly culture activities.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2x 1H5 Exercise books



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Credits listed may change.