Japanese Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Sawyer

L2 Japanese

This course continues to build on the language and communication functions covered in NCEA Level one with the aim of developing more confidence in oral and written communication in Japanese.

In this course students will look at family and school life in Japan, make comparisons with life in NZ and share their opinions with justification.
Topics will include: Family Life, Food, Education, Free-Time

Students will look at both language and cultural aspects.

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level one Japanese.

Assessment Information

Students will complete assessment for Achievement Standard 91135: Give a spoken presentation in Japanese that communicates information, ideas and opinions (4 credits). This is a two minute speech, and must include language up to and including level 7.
They will also begin work on Achievement Standard 91137: Write a variety of text types in Japanese to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts (5 credits). This assessment continues into semester 2 as it is a portfolio of writing and requires several pieces of writing.


Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.