Year 9 Chinese Passport

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

9 Chinese Passport is a one-term option giving students a taste of Chinese language by offering some pronunciation skills, useful phrases and cultural insights. Students will work in pairs or small groups to carry out 2 short conversations in which they introduce themselves and they will use their Passport Booklet (provided) to record some of their learning and research.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Communication - making yourself understood in another language and respecting another culture.
  • Where are these languages spoken?
  • Memory - using brain-gym and other methods to remember new words and sounds.
  • The sounds of Chinese initials, finals and tones.

  • Collaboration/Teamwork - e.g. working with a classmate to prepare a conversation.
  • Greetings/Farewells.

  • Technology - e.g. making sound files to help you learn pronunciation.
  • Introducing yourself and others.

  • Numbers and dates to communicate your age, birthday, money.

  • Famous places in China.

  • Typical foods/cultural events.

Year Levels/Departments:

Year 9, Modern Foreign Languages

Resources Required

1 x 1B5 exercise book