Japanese Second Language – Exams and Examination Reports

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Past Exams and Examination Reports

Past exams are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. Examination Reports are prepared by the Chief Assessor and provide feedback on student performance in past examinations. Examination Reports for written exams contain some answers.

Current Study Design

The following exams relate to the current study design.

YearPast Exam PapersExamination Reports
2018 Exam (pdf - 849.1kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.19mb)
Oral exam (pdf - 1.97mb)
Written exam (not available yet)
2017 Exam (pdf - 1.18mb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.25mb)
Oral exam (pdf - 723.47kb)
Written exam (pdf - 305.44kb)
2016 Exam (pdf - 1.18mb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.25mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 2.43mb)
Written Exam  (pdf - 179.38kb)
2015 Exam (pdf - 519.55kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.2mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 3.03mb)
Written Exam  (pdf - 158.48kb)
2014 Exam (pdf - 390.85kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 3.94mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 4.44mb)
Written Exam (pdf - 268.6kb)
2013 Exam (pdf - 395.94kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.21mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 265.77kb)
Written Exam  (pdf - 287.53kb)
2012 Exam (pdf - 313.78kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.24mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 243.04kb)
Written Exam (pdf - 279.39kb) (amended 8 August 2013)
2011 Exam (pdf - 268.02kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.26mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 145.38kb)
Written Exam (pdf - 270.2kb)
2010 Exam (pdf - 140.87kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.28mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 71.4kb)
Written Exam (pdf - 83kb)
2009 Exam (pdf - 171.08kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.26mb)
Oral Exam (pdf - 71.61kb)
Written Exam (pdf - 79.24kb)
2008 Exam (pdf - 166.4kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.26mb)
Exam (pdf - 109.46kb)
2007 Exam (pdf - 266.67kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.15mb)
Exam (pdf - 125kb)
2006 Exam (pdf - 182.66kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 1.08mb)
Exam (pdf - 127.74kb)
2005 Exam (pdf - 179.89kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 1.03mb)
Exam (pdf - 119.34kb)


Previous Study Designs

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following examination papers are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE examination in this study.

YearPast Exams PapersExamination Reports
2004 Exam (pdf - 572.64kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 1.36mb)
Exam (pdf - 218.66kb)
2003 Exam (pdf - 613.28kb)
Audio zip file (zip - 2.09mb)
Exam (pdf - 225.46kb)
2002 Exam (pdf - 325.93kb) Exam (pdf - 203.06kb)

Each year from 1997 to 2009 schools have been sent a CD ROM containing that year’s VCE exams and GAT. Please ask the librarian or the VCE Coordinator at your school about access to past exam papers on this CD ROM. Exams prior to 1997 are not available.

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Other Information for VCE Japanese Second Language

Curriculum materials relating to VCE Japanese Second Language.

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