NCEA Level 3 Japanese
Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Prasertdee
All NCEA Level 3 requirements are covered, including the study of kanji. Students learn to read, write and understand relatively complex Japanese sentences. Oral communication skills are also extended. Students who can use grammatical structures at this level have gained a very useful skill for work in New Zealand in tourism-related fields. They will also have an excellent base for tertiary studies in Japanese. Students who have their sights set on science studies often choose a language as their fifth subject and thoroughly enjoy it, retaining an interest in the humanities.
A variety of topics will be covered such as:
Japanese culture and lifestyle
Language training teaches problem-solving skills that are in demand by employers. Language-trained people can be found heading research units in Treasury, Trade and Commerce; in various sections of Internal and Foreign Affairs; in all fields of media, in teaching, commerce, medicine and law.
Note: 3.3 Interact is optional.
Recommended Prior Learning
14 credits in Level 2 Japanese, or HOD approval
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.
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.
Writer, Historian, Social Work, Translator, Journalist, Lecturer, Lawyer, Architect, Judge, Child Advocate, NZ Armed Forces, Traveller, Professional Singer/Dancer, Performer, Actor, Tutor, Radio, Immigration Officer, Television, Politician, Tourism, Teacher, Linguist, Interpreter, Tourist Operator, Air Hostess, Airline Crew, Airport Worker, Hotel Manager, Import and Export Trader, Business person, Foreign Policy Officer, Workplace Relations Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Copywriter, Public Relations Professional, Radio Presenter, Television Presenter, Editor, Early Childhood Teacher, Primary School Teacher, Policy Analyst, Flight Attendant,