JAPANESE 8 1 or 2 semesters
Japanese in Year 8 aims to encourage in the students a respect for, and understanding of, other languages and cultures, and to provide a skills base to facilitate further language learning. Japanese is a modern, dynamic language from a country with close economic and business ties to Australia. Additionally, Japan has a rich and diverse cultural history to explore and compare to build intercultural understanding.
- Introducing oneself and others
- Hiragana script
- Basic Kanji script
- Development of basic linguistic skills
- Topics covered include: Family, weather and seasons, expressing opinion