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Unit 4

4.0 AP Japanese Unit 4 Essay Prompts

1 min readโ€ขnovember 16, 2020

Caroline Koffke

Katelyn Lien


Possible Prompts

Its important to practice the FRQ portion, here are some sample prompts!

For more detailed information about the different FRQ's of the exam, read the AP Japanese Exam Format guide (coming soon).

Write an article in which you compare and contrast Japanese cars and cars from your own community.

Present your own view or perspective on Japanese inventions. Discuss at least FIVE aspects or examples of Japanese inventions.

Present your own view or perspective on Japanese technology. Discuss at least FIVE aspects or examples of Japanese technology. (Sample answer below)

*On the exam, this would be a spoken response.

Introduction:

ๅˆใ‚ใพใ—ใฆ็งใฏ๏ผฟ๏ผฟ๏ผฟ๏ผฟ๏ผฟ๏ผฟใจ็”ณใ—ใพใ™ใ€‚ใ“ใ‚Œใ‹ใ‚‰ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎๆŠ€่ก“ใซใคใ„ใฆ่ฉฑใ—ใพใ™ใ€‚

Five aspects/examples:

ใพใšใฏๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใงใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใฏไป–ใฎ้›ป่ปŠใ‚ˆใ‚Š้€Ÿใ„ใฎใŒ็‰นๅพดใงใ™ใ€‚ๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใฏๆ—ฅๆœฌไธญใ‚’้ซ˜้€Ÿใง่ตฐใฃใฆใ„ใพใ™ใ‹ใ‚‰้ ใ„ๅ ดๆ‰€ใงใ‚‚็Ÿญใ„ๆ™‚้–“ใง่กŒใ‘ใพใ™ใ€‚

ๆฌกใฏใƒขใƒŽใƒฌใƒผใƒซใงใ™ใ€‚ใƒขใƒŽใƒฌใƒผใƒซใฏๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใจ้•ใฃใฆไธŠใ‹ใ‚‰ใถใ‚‹ไธ‹ใŒใฃใฆ่ตฐใ‚Šใพใ™ใ€‚ใƒขใƒŽใƒฌใƒผใƒซใฏๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใ‚ˆใ‚Š้…ใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚

ไธ‰ใค็›ฎใฏๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎ่‡ชๅ‹•่ปŠใงใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎๆœ‰ๅใช่‡ชๅ‹•่ปŠไผš็คพใฏ่ฑŠ็”ฐใ‚„ๆ—ฅ็”ฃใงใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎ่ปŠใฏไธˆๅคซใงๅฎ‰ใ„ใฎใงไป–ใฎๅ›ฝใงใ‚‚ไบบๆฐ—ใŒใ‚ใ‚Šใพใ™ใ€‚

ไธ€ๅนดใซไฝ•ๅฐใ‚‚ใฎ่‡ชๅ‹•่ปŠใ‚’ไป–ใฎๅ›ฝใซ่ผธๅ…ฅใ—ใพใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎ่ปŠใฎใƒใ‚คใƒ–ใƒชใƒƒใƒ‰ๆŠ€่ก“ใฏไป–ใฎๅ›ฝใซๆฏ”ในใฆๅ„ชใ‚Œใฆใ„ใพใ™ใ€‚

ๆœ€ๅพŒใฏๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎ็‚Š้ฃฏๅ™จใงใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌไบบใฏใŠ็ฑณใ‚’ไธป้ฃŸใจใ—ใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใฎใง็‚Š้ฃฏๅ™จใฏ้ฃŸไบ‹ใ‚’ไฝœใ‚‹ใŸใ‚ใซๆฌ ใ‹ใ›ใชใ„้“ๅ…ทใงใ™ใ€‚ๆœ€่ฟ‘ใฏใŠ็ฑณใ ใ‘ใงใชใใ€ใ‚ฑใƒผใ‚ญใ‚„ใƒ›ใƒƒใƒˆใ‚ฑใƒผใ‚ญใ‚‚ไฝœใ‚Œใ‚‹ไบ‹ใŒใ‚ใ‹ใฃใฆใใพใ—ใŸใ€‚

My own perspective:

็งใฏๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎๆŠ€่ก“็™บๅฑ•ใฏใ™ใ”ใ„ใจๆ€ใ„ใพใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌไบบใฏๅธธใซๆŠ€่ก“้ฉๆ–ฐใ‚’็›ฎๆŒ‡ใ—ใฆ็ ”็ฉถใ—ใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใ“ใจใŒใ‚ˆใไผใ‚ใฃใฆใใพใ™ใ€‚ๆ—ฅๆœฌใซ่กŒใไบ‹ใŒใ‚ใ‚Œใฐๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใซไน—ใ‚ŠใŸใ„ใจๆ€ใ„ใพใ™ใ€‚

Conclusion:

ใพใจใ‚ใซใ€ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎๆŠ€่ก“ใฏใ‹ใชใ‚Š็™บ้”ใ—ใฆใ„ใพใ™ใ€‚ๆ–ฐๅนน็ทšใฎๆŠ€่ก“ใฏไธ–็•Œใƒˆใƒƒใƒ—ใƒฌใƒ™ใƒซใงใ€ใƒใ‚คใƒ–ใƒชใƒƒใƒ‰ใฎ่ปŠใฏๆ—ฅๆœฌใŒไธ€็•ชใซไฝœใ‚Šๅง‹ใ‚ใพใ—ใŸใ€‚ๅฐ†ๆฅๆ—ฅๆœฌใŒใฉใฎใ‚ˆใ†ใชๅ„ชใ‚ŒใŸๆŠ€่ก“ใ‚’ไฝฟใฃใฆๆ–ฐใ—ใ„ใ‚‚ใฎใ‚’ไฝœใ‚‹ใฎใ‹ๆฅฝใ—ใฟใงใ™ใ€‚ใ”ๆธ…่ดใ‚ใ‚ŠใŒใจใ†ใ”ใ–ใ„ใพใ—ใŸใ€‚

*Remember this is only an example and answers can vary!

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