Year 12 Japanese
Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Lindblom
Who is this subject intended for:
Now that you have made the two-year investment in learning Japanese and you have found some success with Level 1, you need to stay the course. You’re not done yet. You’ve made a great start, but in order to internalize your language and culture learning and reap the benefits later in life, you need to continue. Language learning takes time and repetition to become part of you and will be lost if you stop now.
What you will learn in this subject:
Students will develop an understanding of and fluency in the language, through emphasis on activities which involve everyday written and spoken Japanese.
○ Continued Kanji Study
○ Family Life
○ Eating & Drinking
○ The Japanese School System
○ Leisure Activities
○ Japanese Culture
Where this subject will lead:
• Japanese Level 3
• As well as the school trip to Japan, you could participate in the Timaru District Sister City Student Exchange in Eniwa, Hokkaido.
• To enhance overseas travel and career opportunities such as:
o Tourism – tour guide, coach driver, travel agent, outdoor recreation guide
o Government – immigration officer, customs officer
o Business – importer/exporter, customs broker
For further information visit the Opihi College Japanese Department website.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$20 subscription to Language Perfect