Advice to Teachers

Advice to teachers of Indonesian

 

The following terminology will be used to refer to Indonesian schools:
Primary School = SD (Sekolah Dasar)
Junior High School = SLTP (Sekolah Lanjutan Tingkat Pertama)
Senior High School = SMU (Sekolah Menengah Umum)


Advice to teachers of Japanese

Guidelines for the use of kanji and katakana in Japanese Set C and Set D, Certificate 2 and Certificate 3 tests.

Katakana

Set B

  • Furigana/hiragana will be used above katakana for Set B items.

Set C (in both Certificates 2 and 3)

  • Furigana/hiragana will be used above katakana for Set C items.

Set D

  • Katakana knowledge assumed.

Kanji

Set C

The following characters may be used by the writers in the Listening and Reading tests:

Japanese characters

Set D

In addition to the characters listed above, the following characters may also be used by the writers in the Listening and Reading tests:

Set D Japanese characters

This means that the Certificate 3 test will start with a greater level of furigana support (as represented by Set C items), progressing to less furigana support (in Set D) as students move through the test.