Edexcel A level Japanese (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in Japanese will develop an understanding of the language in a variety of contexts and genres, and learn to communicate confidently, clearly and effectively in Japanese. They'll also develop an awareness and understanding of the contemporary society, cultural background and heritage of the countries or communities where Japanese is spoken.

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Edexcel A level Japanese specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Specification codes:
UK and international
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Final assessment:
AS and A level summer 2019 (with AS and A level resits summer 2020)

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Designed to make language learning enjoyable and stimulating, our Edexcel A level Japanese specification rewards advanced research and reading skills, and acknowledges the importance of Japanese language culture.

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During the Edexcel A level Japanese course, you'll develop an understanding of Japanese in a variety of contexts and genres, and learn to communicate confidently, clearly and effectively in Japanese for a range of purposes.

Upon completion of this course you’ll be able to express facts and ideas and present explanations, opinions and information in Japanese. 

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