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Year 7 LOTE

Chinese (Beginners)


Unit Description

This course is based on the textbook, Chinese Made Easy 1 and offers an introduction to the Chinese language, and aspects of Chinese culture relevant to the topics covered.

In this unit students:

  • develop an understanding of Chinese characters and learn to read and write Chinese;
  • learn to speak Chinese and perform simple dialogues;
  • learn how to count in Chinese, how to greet each other, how to introduce oneself and others, and how to describe everyday objects;
  • learn how to describe their family;
  • learn to describe jobs;
  • develop skills through a wide range of activities including language games, role-play, videos, writing tasks and computer assisted tasks.


  • Unit tests - vocabulary, reading and grammar.
  • A variety of written and oral tasks.
  • Research and cultural projects.