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Content description VCJAU120

Japanese: F–10 Sequence / Foundation to Level 2 / Understanding / Systems of language
Content description
Recognise sounds and rhythms of spoken Japanese, and learn how sounds are produced and represented in the three different scripts
  1. recognising the concept of the basic unit of sound in Japanese (‘mora’: モーラ or (はく)), for example, いいえ has three moras
  2. understanding that the independent nasal sound ‘n’ () has a mora of its own, for example, こんにちは
  3. understanding that when pronouncing Japanese it is important to keep the length of each mora even
  4. noticing that statements and questions have different intonation patterns
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