Level 2 Chinese

12CHIN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:


This course is open to Year 11 - 13 students wishing to gain NCEA credits in Chinese.  

Course information and work will be in Google Classroom.

Students will also have access to course materials and loan textbooks with CDs; contact through Skype, text-messaging and email; links to Chinese websites for information and practise.
At NZC Learning Languages Level 5: “Students can understand and produce more complex language. They can communicate beyond the immediate context, for example, about past and future events. Students can understand and produce a variety of text types.”
At NZC Learning Languages Level 8: Students can use language variably and effectively to express and justify their own ideas and opinions and support or challenge those of others. They are able to use and identify the linguistic and cultural forms that guide interpretation and enable them to respond critically to texts.


Students may also avail themselves to

  1. China Educational Summer Camp

  2. Immersion Study Exchange in Nanchang China

  3. Regional Chinese Speech Competition




Course Overview

Term 1
Learning about self to others and beyond
You will gain skills in: Listening; Speaking; Reading Pinyin and Chinese Characters; and Writing Pinyin and Chinese Characters

Term 2
Building knowledge on how Chinese is linguistically and socially organised
You will gain skills in: Listening; Speaking; Reading Pinyin and Chinese Characters; and Writing Pinyin and Chinese Characters

Term 3
Gain valuable cultural knowledge
You will gain skills in: Listening; Speaking; Reading Pinyin and Chinese Characters; and Writing Pinyin and Chinese Characters

Term 4
You will gain skills in: Listening; Speaking; Reading Pinyin and Chinese Characters; and Writing Pinyin and Chinese Characters

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Access to a device e.g. laptop or chromebook or cell phone to use the internet
Access to a CD player
Check email at the start of the week
Stay in regular communication with the tutor


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91108 v3 Chinese 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Chinese texts on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91109 v2 Chinese 2.3 - Interact using spoken Chinese to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations
2
I
5
A.S. 91110 v2 Chinese 2.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Chinese that communicates information, ideas and opinions
2
I
4
A.S. 91111 v3 Chinese 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Chinese text(s) on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91112 v2 Chinese 2.5 - Write a variety of text types in Chinese to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts
2
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.