Chinese

12CHI

UE:

This subject leads to an approved UE course of study.

Background:

To have successfully completed 11CHI. OR seek permission from the HOF Languages.

Course Description:

At NCEA Level 2, students build on the knowledge that they have gained from prior learning in other Chinese environments. By the end of the year they will be confident conversing in Chinese and expressing and justifying ideas and opinions. This course aims to fulfil the objectives of Level 7 of the Curriculum through the communicative approach. Topics Covered: Unit 1: Family (Bridging unit) Unit 2: Human relationships, generation gap, young people. Unit 3: Patterns of daily lie, urban and rural life, the media, food and drink, law and order, philosophy and belief, health and fitness. Unit 4: Work and leisure, equality of opportunity, employment, sport, free time activities, travel and tourism, education, cultural life and heritage. Unit 5: War and peace, social and economic development Unit 6: Scientific and medical advances, technology innovation. Unit 7: Environment, conservation, pollution

Achievement Standards:

LevelStandardDescriptionCreditsInt\ExtOpt\Comp
291108Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Chinese texts on familiar matters5ExternalCompulsory
291111Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Chinese text(s) on familiar matters5ExternalCompulsory
291109Interact using spoken Chinese to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations5InternalCompulsory
291110Give a spoken presentation in Chinese that communicates information, ideas and opinions4InternalCompulsory
291112Write a variety of text types in Chinese to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts5InternalCompulsory

Assessment Summary:

LevelTypeInt\ExtOpt\CompStandardsCredits
2AchievementExternalCompulsory210
2AchievementInternalCompulsory314