Year 8 Chinese

Course Description

In Year 8 Chinese, learners build on Chinese language skills with new topics with Chinese cultural experience as well as Chinese characters writing.

• Topic 1 Introduction to China, Chinese language and culture.

• Topic 2 Introduction to Pinyin (Chinese spelling system)

• Topic 3 Introduction to the Chinese writing system (Chinese writing system)

• Topic 4 Basic greetings

• Topic 5 Name and nationalities

• Topic 6 Number, age and birthday

Topics Covered: 

- Speaking - Making a video clip.

- Listening, reading & writing – Complete one assessment that tests listening, reading, and writing skills.

Recommended Prior Learning


Course Costs and Equipment

$20 Course Fee for Chinese workbook, exercises book and Chinese cultural activities (Chinese traditional painting, Chinese paper-cutting, etc.)
Device to use for Google Classroom


Teaching, translation, working for international companies.


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.