Burnside High School Burnside High School

Year 9 Chinese Half Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Grounds.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning of Chinese Mandarin is necessary.

Mandarin Half Year Course. The Year 9 half year course focuses on building communicative skills in Chinese Mandarin in all essential areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Cultural competency and some modern and historical content is also covered. 

Students planning to study Year 10 Chinese the following year should not take the half year course. It is essential that they take the full year course in Year 9 in order to prepare appropriately for Year 10.

Course Overview

Term 1
Communicating personal information about yourself in Chinese.

Term 2
Communicating about your family members in Chinese.

Learning Areas:



Year 10 Chinese

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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