Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Year 9 Chinese

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 28423772

Recommended Prior Learning


In Year 9 Chinese, learners build on the skills developed in Year 8 and introduces new topics with Chinese cultural experience, including 30 Chinese characters writing.

• Topic 1 Chinese introduction

• Topic 2 Introduction to Pinyin

• Topic 3 Introduction to the Chinese writing system

• Topic 4 Numbers and age

• Topic 5 Name and nationalities

• Topic 6 Family

• Topic 7 Pets

• Topic 8 Time

• Topic 9 Occupation

• Topic 10 Colour and body parts

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

Course Costs and Equipment

$30 Course Fee for Chinese workbook, exercises book and Chinese cultural activities (Chinese painting, food-making, etc.)
Device to use for Google Classroom


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