Approx Cost:
• Education perfect Subscription $25 for a year
• NCEA revision workbook $10
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

This course is a continuation of Chinese - Part 1 (11CHIa).  To do this course, 11CHIb*, you need to have completed the semester one course, 11CHIa as the learning from semester one is needed for semester two.

Course Outline:

Learning Chinese offers many benefits to personal and professional growth and a great way to gain a better understanding of one of the richest cultures in the world. Chinese is the most widely spoken language with approximately 14% of the global population speaking it. There is no doubt that Chinese Mandarin will provide exciting opportunities for travel, and jobs.

Semester 2 -Topics include:

Health and Wellbeing

 Travel to China

 Leisure activities and Sports

Languages take you places!

Students will develop skills in problem solving, analytical thinking, memorisation, creativity and cultural empathy. Learning a second language also improves your knowledge of English.

Students will be able to use and understand basic Mandarin Chinese in order to participate in everyday language situations so they will be able to complete an NCEA internal standards.

Where Does It Lead:

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the Chinese language and culture and wish to further their studies later. Students will build on and consolidate their Chinese knowledge and be prepared for their Year 12 NCEA Chinese.

Students can also sit HSK levels a globally recognized examination for students learning Mandarin Chinese as a second language.

For further information see:
Mrs Yee