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Japanes A level at Wolfreton School

Course description

You will continue to develop your language skills as well as learning more about Japanese culture. In addition you will explore a region or prefecture of Japan and the work of a Japanese author. You will study the topics listed below:

  • Youth Culture and Concerns
  • Lifestyle: Health and Fitness
  • The World Around Us: Travel, Tourism, Environmental Issues
  • Education and Employment
  • Customs, Traditions, Beliefs and Religions
  • National and International Events: Past, Present and Future
  • Literature and the Arts

Assessment

60.5% Essay, 28.5% Reading and 11% Translation.

Future opportunities

Studying Japanese will give you something a bit different to add to your CV or university application. The qualification will make you an excellent communicator which is a vital skill to have for most careers. Many students choose to progress to university to continue their language studies, either as a stand alone degree or combined with another subject.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wolfreton School directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016

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