13CHS

13 Chinese Heritage Language

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Lin

In Year 13 Chinese Heritage Language, you consolidate your abilities using practical, transactional language to communicate information and ideas and further develop your skills using the more abstract language to express and justify your opinions and explore and challenge others’ perspectives. The main idea at this level is World Matters.
Topics include:

  • Cultural awareness & integration
  • Environment & eco-tourism
  • Modern technology & cyber world
  • Chinese traditional beliefs & living philosophies

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is for students with prior first language experience to consolidate their prior learning and further develop their mother tongue proficiency.

Pathway

Here's a few of many Chinese career opportunities that await you!!
Research analyst (someone can help companies to make better business decisions for their Asian/Chinese market), global marketing specialist, government agent (with more than 300,000 Chinese migrants in NZ, our government needs you), Chinese teacher, ESOL teacher (you can teach both in non-English speaking countries as well as in English speaking countries), translator, interpreter, cultural promoter. Mandarin Chinese is a great language to learn that will open the doors to a world of opportunities.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91533 v2
NZQA Info
Chinese 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended spoken Chinese texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91535 v1
NZQA Info
Chinese 3.3 - Interact clearly using spoken Chinese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives in different situations
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91536 v1
NZQA Info
Chinese 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of extended written and/or visual Chinese texts
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91537 v1
NZQA Info
Chinese 3.5 - Write a variety of text types in clear Chinese to explore and justify varied ideas and perspectives
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

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.

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.