Fee: Purchase of workbooks - $cost TBD

Learning Recommendations: Students must have a strong grasp of basic tenses and other grammatical structures from Japanese1. Students are expected to study 10-20 minutes daily in addition to homework assignments.

General Description: Japanese 2 continues the study of the language and culture of the Japanese-speaking world. Using topics drawn from everyday life, they will further develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. In Level 2, students and teachers will be communicating predominantly in Japanese; however, English will be used sparingly to support the comprehension of some complex grammatical structures and/or cultural concepts.

Content:

  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Connections
  • Comparisons
  • Communities

Strategies:

  • Collaborative learning opportunities
  • Listening activities
  • Writing and presentation of dialogues
  • Connections to other disciplines
  • A variety of assessments, written and oral
  • Cultural readings in the target language

Equipment to be provided by student: Spiral notebook