Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 1 Japanese

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Y. Ito.

In level 1 Japanese students will 

• communicate in Japanese in everyday contexts

• engage with, and make meaning of, short text types 

• explore language used to express personal information, ideas, and opinions 

• develop communicative skills to share simple information, ideas, and opinions in a range of predictable situations 

Students will choose three skills to be assessed, from the following choices: reading (external), listening (external), spoken interaction (internal) and written/spoken communication (internal). Students will be able to gain a maximum of 15 credits from this course.

Learning Areas:

Ngā Reo - Learning Languages


Level 2 Japanese, Level 3 Japanese

Career Pathways

Historian, Flight Attendant, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Trainer, Journalist, Interpreter, Musician, Technical Writer, Editor, Corrections Officer, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Foreign Policy Officer, Workplace Relations Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Importer/Exporter, Immigration Officer, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Translator, Private Teacher/Tutor, Probation Officer, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Career Consultant