Level 3 Chinese and Chinese Studies

CHIN3
Course Description

This course integrates the core strands of language knowledge, communication and cultural knowledge. This course consolidates topics studied previously and focus on developing language fluency. Students should be able to understand more complex language and communicate on areas of both familiar matters and beyond. The students will also understand and produce a variety of text types and can justify varied ideas and perspectives in clear Chinese.
Topics that will be covered are:
1. Culture and festivals
2. School and education
3. Global citizen
4. Making friends
5. New Zealand migrants


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Online access
School and/or personal computers will need to be able to produce text in Chinese


Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Chinese Level 2 or equivalent


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91537 v1 Chinese 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Chinese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
3
I
5
*
A.S. 91536 v1 Chinese 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Chinese texts
3
E
5
*
A.S. 91534 v1 Chinese 3.2 - Give a clear spoken presentation in Chinese that communicates a critical response to stimulus material
3
I
3
*
A.S. 91533 v2 Chinese 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Chinese texts
3
E
5
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.