10MNC

Year 10 Chinese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Grounds

Mandarin Chinese. This course will build on previous learning in Year 9. Students will continue to develop skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. By the end of the Year students will have a working knowledge of around 250 Chinese characters. They will also learn cultural norms which allow them to communicate appropriately in Chinese Mandarin. Some modern and historical culture is also included in the course.

It is important to note that this course is designed for students who have completed the Year 9 course. It is not designed for students who already have a high proficiency in Chinese Mandarin.


Course Overview

Term 1
Communicating in detail about your life at school and at home.

Term 2
Communicating about travel, including: talking about the weather, making travel plans, talking about countries and nationalities, using transport, doing thing together with friends, activities in various locations.

Term 3
Communicating about things to do in the city and in the countryside.

Term 4
Describing family and friends physical appearance and abilities.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a course contribution of $5 to cover learning resources.
Students are expected to supply their own stationary.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 Mandarin Chinese (full year), or HOD approval

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