NCEA Level 1 Japanese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Ireland

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Japanese or by recommendation of teacher in charge.

Year 11 Japanese is a continuation from Year 10 work. Students build on the vocabulary and grammar they have already studied, based on Levels 4, 5 and 6 of the Japanese Curriculum, adding: Kanji, grammar, and topics of Myself, My Family, My House, My Town, My Travel. A sound knowledge of hiragana, katakana and 50 kanji is required to obtain NCEA level 1 in Japanese. Students have the choice of entering the Australian Language Certificate, Level 1 or 2 and enter the Education Prefect competitions..

Standard AS90895 is optional.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.



Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 2 Japanese

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase NCEA Japanese Level 1 student handbook at approximately $20.00.
hardback exercise book(2B5), 2 graph book (1E8), ring binder & subject dividers

Pathway Tags

Case Manager, Diplomat, Event Management, Flight Attendant, Foreign Policy Officer, Historian, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, International Business, Interpreter, Journalist, Media, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Tourism, Tour Guide, Translator, Travel Agent/Adviser, Workplace Relations Adviser


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.