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Content description VCJAC116

Japanese: F–10 Sequence / Foundation to Level 2 / Communicating / Translating
Content description
Translate words and familiar phrases used in everyday situations from Japanese into English and vice versa, noticing how some words are shared between Japanese and English
  1. explaining to others the meaning and use of simple expressions such as greetings that are used for different times and occasions, for example, おはようございます、いただきます
  2. using classroom resources such as word banks, visual and online dictionaries, word lists and pictures to translate the meaning of single words and common expressions
  3. identifying Japanese expressions and practices that do not translate readily into English, for example, きもの、おべんとう、せんせい、~さん、~くん, using two hands for giving and receiving and まる/ばつ (○×)
  4. finding examples of Japanese words used in English, for example, ‘sushi’, ‘karate’, ‘origami’, and explaining what they mean
  5. identifying key words in children’s stories or songs, for example, むかしむかし、おわり, and providing English translations or explanations of meaning
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