Year 10 Course Booklet

Languages

By the end of Year 11 you must have completed one core course, either language or culture-based, in one of these three languages: French, Japanese, or Te Reo Ma¯ori. For students who wish to pursue further language study, you may then select prep courses in your language (in sequential order). For Year 10, this is ‘Language 2’.

Core courses

French Language 1 Students learn to express themselves more confidently, in greater detail about topics which are relevant to them. Topics include family, friends, hobbies, sporting interests and school life. Film study continues. Recommended for students interested in global citizenship, international business travel. Prerequisite for: French Language 2, French Language 3, French Language 4. Level 2 French. The French way Students explore many aspects of French culture, cuisine and ways of living. The course is taught in English and includes useful travel expressions. This course is non-advancing. Recommended for students primarily interested in French culture only. Japanese Language 1 Students build on their language skills by learning katakana, opening up a new understanding of how Japanese is spoken. Topics include talking about personal details, family, pets and food. Film study continues.

Recommended for students interested in global citizenship, international business travel. Prerequisite for: Japanese Language 2, Japanese Language 3, Japanese Language 4. Level 2 Japanese. The Japanese way Students explore and experience many aspects of Japanese culture, daily life, entertainment and cuisine throughout the course. This course is taught in English and is non-advancing. Recommended for students primarily interested in Japanese culture only. Te Reo 1 Students learn to express themselves more confidently, in greater detail about topics which are relevant to them. Topics include wha¯ nau, time, days of the week and kı¯-o-rahi. Recommended for students interested in biculturalism. Prerequisite for: Te Reo 2, Te Reo 3, Te Reo 4. Level 2 Te Reo.

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