- Approx Cost:
- $20.00 for workbooks and $25.00 for Language Perfect subscription.
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is of benefit for this course
- Entry Recommendations:
Students are expected to have at least three Achievement Standards (one must be external) in NCEA Level 1 Chinese or discuss their suitability with TIC Chinese.
- Course Outline:
Year 12 revises and extends work studied in Year 11 and builds on this base. Students will be encouraged to strive for personal independence to achieve a recognition level of 470 Chinese characters and write 270 of these.
Students will be able to understand some selected media items e.g. weather forecasts and advertisements, respond to predictions, report events, express opinions on the topics studied.
Cultural aspects will be integrated with language study. Practice will be in groups and pairs. Audio tapes, videos, computers and visual aids will be an integral part of study.
- Where Does It Lead:
Year 13/Scholarship Chinese and thereafter in intensive courses (full time) at polytechnic, studied at university or used in employment in the fields of business, tourism and education, banking, telecommunication and computing.
- For further information see:
- Mrs T Yee.