Level 3 Chinese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Fang

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 5 credits gained internally AND 5 credits gained externally through NCEA Level 2 Chinese. Otherwise permission required from the TIC.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: The course covers the national curriculum at Level 8. A communicative approach is adopted which is activity based, interactive and learner-centred. Learners are encouraged to use the language for real, purposeful communication in a range of contexts. The development of the four language skills and Chinese-English translation skills is the key component of this course.

Chinese is a significant language for NZ because of the strong ties being developed with Chinesespeaking countries. Career opportunities exist in trade, tourism, education (teaching), diplomacy and technology amongst many others.



Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Foreign Policy Officer, Immigration Officer, Customs Officer, Flight Attendant, Interpreter, Importer/Exporter, Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, Hotel/Motel Manager, Translator, Tour Guide, Marketing Specialist, Storeperson, Sales and Marketing Manager, Real Estate Agent, Travel Agent/Adviser, Sales Representative, Retail Sales Assistant