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Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus

Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus

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Japanese beginners

Two Unit Board Developed Course (BDC) Category A

Through this course students learn to appreciate the richness and diversity of the Japanese language and culture.

Japanese provides access to the language and culture of one the global community’s most technologically advance societies and economies. Studying Japanese provides students with opportunities for future study and employment, both domestically and internationally, across a wide range of industry areas, particularly hospitality, tourism and international relations.

Students develop the communication skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Japanese as they investigate the prescribed topics.

This course is only for students who have no prior knowledge or experience of the Japanese language, or whose experience is derived solely from, or is equivalent to, its study for 100 hours or less in Stage 4 or 5

Further information is available on the Japanese beginners syllabus website.

Year 11

Course modules:

  • family life, home and neighbourhood
  • people, places and communities
  • education and work.

Year 12

Course modules:

  • friends, recreation and pastimes
  • holidays, travel and tourism
  • future plans and aspirations.