11MNC

NCEA Level 1 Chinese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Grounds

This course develops communication skills in Chinese Mandarin through reading, writing, listening and speaking. Cultural knowledge in terms of how to communicate appropriately in Chinese society is also an important aspect of the course. By the end of the course students will be able to communicate information, ideas and opinions on a range of topics or personal relevance in Chinese Mandarin . Students will also master approximately 370 Chinese characters.

Course Overview

Term 1
Describing People and things in Chinese. Learn to talk about your family and friends, describe their physical appearance, interests and abilities. Learn to make comparisons in Chinese.

Term 2
Talking about your town in Chinese. Learn to talk about what facilities your town has to offer, and give street directions. Learn to make telephone calls and talk about various occupations.

Term 3
Using money in China. Learn how to go shopping in China in the context of the supermarket, clothes store, department store and shopping online.

Term 4
Making travel plans in Chinese. Learn to talk about sightseeing in Beijing, Shopping in Shanghai, and traveling throughout New Zealand. Learn how to write a letter or e-mail appropriately in Chinese.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Mandarin Chinese, or HOD approval

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a course contribution of $7 to cover learning resources.
Students are expected to supply their own stationary.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90868 v2
NZQA Info
Chinese 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Chinese texts on areas of most immediate relevance
5
5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90869 v2
NZQA Info
Chinese 1.2 - Give a spoken presentation in Chinese that communicates a personal response
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90871 v2
NZQA Info
Chinese 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of Chinese texts on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90872 v2
NZQA Info
Chinese 1.5 - Write a variety of text types in Chinese on areas of most immediate relevance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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