Level 3 Chinese
Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Song
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
In this course students learn to communicate about current issues in the wider world as they affect New Zealand and China. Students are expected to develop their mastery of language skills to a more advanced level. Themes include working life, the media and the environment.
If you wish to take Level 3 Chinese as a Native Speaker, this can only be taken as your 6th subject in Year 13, with permission from the TIC of Chinese and your House Dean. This Level 3 Chinese course is not appropriate for Native Speakers.
Recommended Prior Learning
A minimum of 3 standards achieved in Level 2 Chinese (at least 2 in the Entrance Examination, plus 1 Internal Assessment Standard OR at least 2 Internal Assessment Standards plus 1 in the Entrance Examination).
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths