NCEA Level 1 Japanese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Horsley

Recommended Prior Learning

Satisfactory Completion of Year 10 Japanese.   

This course needs to be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 2 (Year 12).


  • Show understanding of familiar spoken Japanese (AS 1.1);
  • Show understanding of familiar written Japanese (AS 1.4);
  • Produce 2 pieces of written Japanese with resources (AS 1.5); 
  • Present a 1 minute (minimum) speech in Japanese (AS 1.2); and
  • Present 2 pieces of interaction in Japanese (AS 1.3).

Field trip: NCEA Japanese Workshop at University of Canterbury.

Tour to Japan every 2 years (optional).

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.




NCEA Level 2 Japanese

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course contribution:
Workbook $15
Cost of bus for field trip

Pathway Tags

Case Manager, Diplomat, Event Management, Flight Attendant, Foreign Policy Officer, Historian, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, International Business, Interpreter, Journalist, Media, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Tourism, Tour Guide, Translator, Travel Agent/Adviser, Workplace Relations Adviser


For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.