12 Chinese Heritage Language

12CHS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Lin

In Year 12 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. The main idea at this level is Youth Matters. We will use a variety of texts and online resources. Topics include:

  • The world of youth: study & career plans
  • New Zealand culture & customs
  • Local communities & social network
  • Chinese traditional beliefs & living philosophies

Pathway

13 Chinese Heritage Language

Continued study in Year 13 and at university; HSK Chinese Proficiency Exam; many work opportunities in New Zealand and Asia. Here's just 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.

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is for students with prior first language experience to consolidate their prior learning; further develop and gain credit for their proficiency.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91108 v3 Chinese 2.1 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Chinese texts on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91109 v2 Chinese 2.3 - Interact using spoken Chinese to share information and justify ideas and opinions in different situations
2
I
5
A.S. 91111 v3 Chinese 2.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and/or visual Chinese text(s) on familiar matters
2
E
5
A.S. 91112 v2 Chinese 2.5 - Write a variety of text types in Chinese to convey information, ideas, and opinions in genuine contexts
2
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

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