Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 10 Chinese

Course Description

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Year 10 Chinese builds upon the skills developed in Year 9 Chinese, extending students’ ability to understand and express themselves in Chinese with richer vocabulary and sentence structures. It aims for learners to achieve communicative competence in a variety of everyday situations with different topics using Chinese pronunciation (‘pinyin’), Chinese character writing systems and Chinese typing.  At the end of the course, students will be able to give extended information about themselves, families and friends, daily life, and the immediate environment. Learners will also explore the customs, history, and art forms of Chinese people to deepen their understanding of the culture through a range of cultural activities.


Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to communicate effectively in simple conversations on the following topics:

Topic 1: My school


Topic 2: Food & drink

Topic 3: Hobbies & sport

Topic 4: Daily routine

Topic 5: Weather & Transportation

Topic 6: Shopping

Topics Covered:

- Speaking - Making a video clip.

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

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Naturopath


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