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This syllabus is designed for learners who are learning Japanese as a foreign language. The aim is to develop an ability to use the language effectively for practical communication. The course is based on the linked language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, and these are built on as learners progress through their studies.
The syllabus also aims to offer insights into the culture and civilisation of Japan, thus encouraging positive attitudes towards language learning and towards speakers of foreign languages.
We are withdrawing Cambridge IGCSE Japanese - Foreign Language (0519). The last examination for this subject will be November 2021. We communicated this decision to schools in May 2018.
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
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