The Secondary 1 curriculum will be taught over a course of 3 terms and covers 12 topics. At the end of the academic year, students should have a proficiency equivalent to N5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Students should be able to:

  • Form simple sentences using basic vocabulary
  • Have simple conversations.
  • Describe where they live and people they know
  • Write and understand short passages.

Textbooks used
文化初級日本語(1)、(2)

Secondary 1

At Agape School of Education, our secondary courses are tailored to follow the MOELC curriculum.

The Secondary 2 curriculum will be taught over a course of 3 terms and covers 12 topics. At the end of the academic year, students should have a proficiency equivalent to N4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Students should be able to:

  • Read and understand passages on familiar topics
  • Hold short conversations on familiar topics
  • Describe simple situations and communicate immediate needs

Textbook used
文化初級日本語(2)、(3)

Secondary 2

At Agape School of Education, our secondary courses are tailored to follow the MOELC curriculum.

The Secondary 3 curriculum will be taught over a course of 3 terms and covers 11 topics. At the end of the academic year, students should have a proficiency equivalent to N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Students should be able to:

  • Communicate at a level that is sufficient for travel
  • Converse and discuss everyday topics and personal interests
  • Relate situations and experiences both orally and in writing
  • Understand vocabulary in everyday conversation topics

Textbook used
文化初級日本語(3)、(4)

Secondary 3

At Agape School of Education, our secondary courses are tailored to follow the MOELC curriculum.

The Secondary 4 curriculum will be taught over a course of 3 terms and covers 4 topics. Students will also be exposed to past year papers to prepare them for the GCSE ‘O’-Level Examination. At the end of the academic year, students should have a proficiency equivalent to N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Students should be able to:

  • Communicate at a level that is sufficient for travel
  • Converse and discuss everyday topics and personal interests
  • Relate situations and experiences both orally and in writing
  • Understand vocabulary in everyday conversation topics

Textbook used
文化中級日本語(1)

Secondary 4

At Agape School of Education, our secondary courses are tailored to follow the MOELC curriculum.

Agape School of Education Japanese JC Students with teacher Mariko

Agape School of Education Japanese JC Students with teacher Mariko

Students may take Japanese at either H1 or H2 level in JC. The H1 programme covers 4 chapters and is taught over a course of 3 terms. The H2 programme covers 15 topics and is taught over a course of 8 terms. Both programmes prepare students for the GCSE ‘A’-Level Examination at their respective levels.

At the end of the course, students who have completed the H1 programme should have a proficiency level equivalent to that of N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. H2 students should have been sufficiently prepared for tertiary studies at institutions that use Japanese as a medium of instruction.

Students should be able to:

  • Communicate fluently both orally and in writing.
  • Write detailed essays on a wide variety of topics
  • Understand most of the vocabulary that appears in contemporary media
  • Discuss and debate on a variety of issues

Textbook used:
H2:. 文化中級日本語 2. 日本への招待,
H1: 文化中級日本語(2) 2.毎日の聞き取り40日(下)

Junior College

At Agape School of Education, our Junior College courses are tailored to follow the MOELC curriculum.