CHINESE Continuing : designed for second language students who have limited background and are continuing with their learning after Year 9 Chinese. The aim of this course is to provide students with the foundation for their future study of VCE Chinese or IB Chinese B. By the end of the course students will be able to understand and exchange information on the following topics: relatives, extended family and appearance, places of living and the weather, illness and injuries and seeking medical advice, describing simple ailments, studying subject and school facility, hobby and occupation, food and drinking, eating out and shopping, asking and giving directions.
CHINESE Advanced: designed for second language students who have some background and require further development of their skills in order to undertake the study of IB Chinese B or a VCE Chinese or Second Language Advanced. Students will work to consolidate and extend vocabulary on a range of familiar topics, participate in spoken and written exchanges and respond to spoken and written texts in relation to a broad range of topics.
The Chinese course is suitable for students studying Chinese as a second language and who have not attended a school where Chinese is the medium of instruction.
Note: From 2024, VCE Chinese will no longer be available. Learning pathways for Chinese will be through the IB Diploma only.