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2024 Year 7-8 Japanese Recital Competition (date confirmed)

Mon June 3


Year 7-8 Recital Competition

A competition in which entrants memorise an authentic, pre-selected Japanese text and recite it without notes.
All entrants will receive a participation certificate and prize!

Certificates awarded for the Top Ten, with individual First, Second and Third places


When: Live entries will be spoken on Monday 3rd June at EDC in the evening. Online entries will also be allowed from regional schools.

Who: Year 7-8 students of Japanese. Schools may enter a maximum of 5 entrants across both categories (eg, schools may enter 2 beginners and 3 continuers, or 5 continuers, or 5 beginners, or 1 beginner and 4 continuers). Schools will need to carefully read the category definitions and choose the most appropriate category for their students.

Schools must be a member of JLTASA to enter.


All registrations via Humanitix (once open) – registration closes on Sunday 26th May

For online entries, please complete the Humanitix registration and then upload videos to: https://drive.google.com/drive…   The school name and student name must be included in the file name.

Category Explanation


Entrants in this category will be fairly new to speaking Japanese, eg having commenced their Japanese studies either this year or last, with minimal experience in the Primary Years, if at all.


Entrants in this category will have had experience speaking Japanese throughout Primary School, and/or, have had continued/consistent exposure this year or last at High School.


Are not eligible for this competition.

Year 7-8 Recital Script

Beginners’ at slow pace:

Beginners’ at natural speed:

Continuers’ at slow pace:

Continuers’ at natural speed:


Mon June 3


EDC, 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh
4 Milner Street
Hindmarsh, SA Australia