Chinese / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify and apply features of Chinese grammar and sentence structure to organise and sequence ideas in oral and written texts (ACLCHU060)

  • comparing ways in which tense is expressed in Chinese, for example, to indicate completion; to indicate the achievement of a desired result; to indicate intention; verb negation (没有) to indicate incomplete past; and 正在 to indicate action in progress
  • exploring the use of diverse time expressions and ways to sequence events in time, for example, 先…然后; 一…就…; …了,就…;才; 第一;然后
  • comparing the functions of prepositions, and discussing the importance of context when determining their meaning in texts, for example, 跟;对;给
  • exploring and applying the use of conjunctions to sequence and connect ideas when constructing texts, for example, 不但…而且…;虽然…但是…
  • using different ways to negate ideas depending on degree of formality or emphasis, for example, 我不是…;我哪儿有…?;我没有办法…;我不能…;不行; 别 ; 不准
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Sentences (Grammar),  Chinese languages

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