Chinese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Creating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create imaginative texts experimenting with genre, textual features and stylistic devices

[Key concepts: ancestry, culture, love, fear, inner world; Key processes: creating, expressing, experimenting]


  • comparing literature across languages and cultures and recognising features of entertainment, for example, identifying how magic and danger are used in Harry Potter and 《西游记》
  • discussing the features of range of genres, such as memoirs, poems and moral tales, for example, comparing 小诗 and 散文 to identify how different genres express similar ideas
  • creating own imaginative texts, using literary devices to achieve particular purposes, for example, foreshadowing events and building up to the climax in a story, and experimenting with 暗喻, 反复 and other 修辞手法
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

Literary styles,  Imaginative texts,  Literary genres,  Chinese languages

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