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Japanese Extension

New Japanese Extension Stage 6 assessment and reporting materials for implementation from 2018 with Year 11 are now available.
Read the Languages Stage 6 Consultation Report on draft school-based assessment requirements.


2010 HSC and beyond
Japanese Extension Syllabus (content unchanged)
Published 28 September 2009
Also available inWord format
Published 28 September 2009

Assessment and examination materials

2010 HSC and beyond
Assessment and reporting in Japanese Extension
Published 15 September 2009
Japanese Extension – sample assessment schedule
Published 28 September 2009
Information regarding the 2010 HSC examination in Japanese Extension
Published 18 December 2009
Japanese Extension – Summary of HSC examination specifications and assessment requirements
Published 18 February 2009
Japanese Extension – HSC examination rubrics
Published 30 January 2017
Japanese Extension – HSC oral examination rubrics
Published 04 March 2015
HSC Languages Extension Marking Guidelines – Oral examination
HSC Languages courses – Oral examination – advice to teachers
HSC Languages courses – Oral examination – advice to students
Japanese HSC sample exam writing booklet
Past Japanese Extension HSC Examination Papers and Notes from the Marking Centres
Japanese Extension Performance band descriptions

Other support materials

Resource List:
Acrobat PDF
3 pages (96k)
MS Word 97 file
3 pages (136k)

Course Prescriptions 2009-2013
PDF (4 pages, 70 KB)
Word (4 pages, 155 KB)
Published 26 October 2007
Japanese Extension Course Prescriptions 2014-2019 (PDF)
Also available in Word format
Published October 2017
Resource: Spirited Away
PDF (4 pages, 76 KB)
Published 22 April 2008
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Archived material
Previous material developed in relation to the Japanese Extension syllabus. Aspects of these documents no longer apply; however, they have been archived for reference.
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