Chinese (Background Speakers)

SACE Stage 2

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Chinese (Background Speakers)

Chinese (Background Speakers)

SACE Stage 2

20 credits


In this subject, students are expected to develop and apply linguistic and intercultural knowledge, understanding, and skills to:

  1. interact with others to exchange and explain information, opinions, and ideas in Mandarin
  2. create texts in Mandarin to express ideas, opinions, and perspectives on contemporary issues
  3. analyse, evaluate, and respond to texts that are in Chinese
  4. examine relationships between language, culture, and identity, and reflect on the ways in which culture influences communication.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
Prescribed Themes and Prescribed Contemporary Issues

  • China and the World
  • Modernisation and Social Change
  • The Overseas Chinese-speaking Communities
  • Language in Use in Contemporary China
Texts and Text Types

Students should be familiar with a range of text types, including letter, discussion, persuasive texts, tutorial, speech, report, evaluation and reflection.

Assessment

School Assessment
Folio 50%
In-depth Study 20%


External Assessment
Examination 30%

Further Info

This subject is designed for students with a cultural and linguistic background in Chinese.