Year 9 Languages
Learning a Language is a valuable and worthwhile experience. Australia needs people with an understanding of other languages and cultures. Knowledge of another language may assist with employment in the expanding areas of Tourism, Trade and Teaching. Knowing another language makes an overseas trip even more special and enjoyable. MANY TERTIARY COURSES OFFER A BONUS ON TERTIARY ENTRANCE SCORES FOR STUDENTS WHO GAIN A PASS IN YEAR 12 LANGUAGES.
Students acquire communication skills in Japanese. They develop understanding about the role of language and culture in communication. Their reflections on language use and language learning are applied in other learning contexts. Our curriculum focuses on topics such as milestones and celebrations, nationalities, food, shopping and leisure activities. Language studies have a strong emphasis on metalanguage, vocabulary, grammar and the functions of particles; including effects on meaning when manipulating grammar for complex sentence structure.