Examination specifications and sample materials
Adjusted oral examination specifications for 2020 (pdf - 127.07kb) (June 2020)
Oral examination assessment criteria and descriptors (pdf - 138.65kb) (May 2020)
Oral examination procedure and advice (May 2020)
Adjusted written examination specifications for 2020 (pdf - 145.54kb) (June 2020)
Written examination assessment criteria and expected qualities for Section 2 – Part B and Section 3 (pdf - 150.73kb)
(Version 2, July 2020)
Sample written examination (pdf - 1.02mb) (May 2020)
Please note: The sample examination has not been amended to reflect the adjustments made to the study design in 2020.
Past examinations and examination reports
Examinations relating to the current study design
VCE Japanese Second Language study design is being implemented in 2020.
Examinations relating to previous study design
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.
Past examinations are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. The Chief Assessor prepares examination reports summarising student performance in past examinations. Examination reports for written examinations contain some answers.