Chinese NCEA Level 3



This is an "approved subject" for University Entrance


This course is open to students who are native speakers of Chinese (Mandarin or a Chinese dialect). Students must know how to read and write Chinese. This course will be taught before school.

Course Description:

At NCEA Level 3, 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 should also be proficient communicating and interacting in each of the key competencies of reading, listening, speaking and writing. This course aims to fulfil the objectives of Level 8 of the Curriculum through the communicative approach.

Achievement Standards:

391533Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Chinese texts5ExternalCompulsory
391536Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written Chinese texts5ExternalCompulsory
391534Give a clear spoken presentation in Chinese that communicates a critical response to stimulus material3InternalCompulsory
391537Write a variety of text types in clear Chinese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives5InternalCompulsory

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