Subject Details - 10 Japanese

Learning Area
Global Learnings
Subject Length
2 semesters
Subject Overview
The study of Japanese at year 10 builds upon prior learning of Japanese and continues to develop student’s ability to communicate effectively in the target language. Knowledge and understanding of Australia’s and their own place in the world enables students to apply language skills in a more authentic manner. Students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills as they create and comprehend written and spoken texts that are becoming increasingly more difficult.
Focus Of Learning
Communicating: using language for communicative purposes in interpreting, creating and exchanging meaning
     Socialising
     Informing
     Creating
     Translating
     Reflecting

Understanding: Analysing and understanding language and culture as resources for interpreting and shaping meaning in intercultural exchange
     Systems of Language
     Language variation and change
     Role of language and culture

Topics that may be covered:
     The Individual
     The Japanese Speaking Communities
     The Changing World
Evidence Of Learning
A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through…..

CREATION OF WRITTEN AND SPOKEN TEXTS

COMPREHENSION OF WRITTEN AND SPOKEN TEXTS

CRITICAL THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

PRODUCTION OF EFFECTIVE ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS

VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT

APPLICATION OF WRITING SYSTEMS
Prerequisites
Successful completion of year 9 Japanese (semesters 1 and 2) to a minimum C standard.


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