To develop students' overall language competence such that they are able to communicate on predictable topics related to daily activities and personal environment in both written and oral contexts
Initiate, sustain and close a conversation on a familiar topic
Identify the main ideas and/or detail from written and spoken text covering familiar topics
Recognise and use the target structures and prescribed vocabulary
Write a descriptive or narrative composition on a familiar topic
Understand and respond to questions on common features of daily life
Recognise and write 200 kanji
Locate, select, analyse and acknowledge relevant information from a variety of sources and present in an appropriate academic format.