Chinese Continuers A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaLanguages
SemesterSemester 1
Pre requisiteSuccessful completion of Chinese in Years 8-10 and/or an equivalent knowledge
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

Who is this course for?

Students who have not had more than 1 year's education from the age of 5 years in China and who are interested in learning about another culture and language, and deepening their intercultural understanding. Enrolment is subject to eligibility criteria set by the SACE Board (contact OAC for details) and subject entry is to be negotiated with an OAC Languages leader.

This course has a pathway to Stage 1 Chinese Continuers B and Stage 2 Chinese Continuers.

What will I learn

Students are expected to develop and apply linguistic and intercultural knowledge, understanding, and skills to:

1. interact with others to exchange information, ideas, opinions, and experiences in Chinese

2. create texts in Chinese to express information, feelings, ideas, and opinions

3. analyse texts that are in Chinese to interpret meaning

4. examine relationships between language, culture, and identity, and reflect on the ways in which culture influences communication.

  • The Individual
  • The Chinese-speaking Communities
  • The Changing World

How will I be assessed?

Students will demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

  • Assessment Type 1: Interaction
  • Assessment Type 2: Text Production
  • Assessment Type 3: Text Analysis
  • Assessment Type 4: Investigation

Students are expected to provide evidence of their learning through five assessments.

Pre requisite

Successful completion of Chinese in Years 8-10 and/or an equivalent knowledge



Last updated: 24 September 2019