Chinese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Creating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Respond to and create or adapt simple narratives that describe experiences and characters from folk tales or popular fiction

[Key concepts: experience, adventure, journeys, fantasy, description; Key processes: responding, describing, adapting]


  • composing a creative account of an imagined experience with Chinese visitors to the local community, for example, hosting a Chinese student or taking a tour group to a local sporting event
  • creating narratives that hold the attention of readers (for example, beginning a story with 你知道吗?), experimenting with 正叙,倒叙,插叙 to sequence events and using descriptive language to set the scene
  • collaboratively creating short plays describing the experiences of imagined characters in different cultures, for example, 《James在上海
  • exploring how alternative words can be used to convey varying degrees of emotion and attitude towards people, places and events, for example, 我真高兴。你快乐吗?他很幸福!
  • taking on a role in a story and retelling the story from one character’s perspective, describing their feelings and emotions, for example, 我真高兴! 太棒了! 哎哟,吓死我了!
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Characters (Narratives),  Literary adaptation,  Chinese languages

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