Teacher in Charge: Mrs V. Jonas
This course helps student's gain the confidence and skills to communicate in real-life situations and further their understanding of Chinese culture. Students further develop the four main language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - while learning more about a variety of topics such as schooling, hobbies and sports, holidays, shopping, making travel and accommodation arrangements, going to the doctor, using public transport and ordering food in a restaurant. Emphasis is on coping in a Chinese-speaking environment.
Internal assessment: up to 14 credits. External assessment: up to 10 credits.
Competitions: Chinese Bridge Speech Competition, Language Perfect Championships, Chinese short film Competition, Chinese Essay Writing Competition, Chinese Calligraphy Competition, HSK Chinese Language Test.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 Chinese or Curriculum Leader discretion based on proficiency in Chinese.