Assessment Specifications

Level 2 Chinese 2021

General information

Domain

Chinese

Method of assessment

Written examination

Standards

91108  91111

Information relating to both achievement standards

Instructions and questions will be in English.

Words in the texts that are not in the NCEA Level 2 Chinese Appendix for external assessment (PDF, 690KB) will be glossed only if they are essential to understand the texts and answer the questions. 

Texts will relate to information, ideas, and opinions on topics of personal and / or community interest.

The assessment will be available to candidates in paper or digital format. Further information about digital external assessments can be found on the Digital Assessment: NCEA Online page.

Specific information for individual achievement standards

Standard

91108

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Chinese texts on familiar matters

Version

3

Number of credits

5

Candidates will listen and respond to recordings of 3 spoken texts, which they will hear as a whole and twice in sections, with a pause after each section.

As candidates listen, they may make notes in the listening notes boxes provided. Before each spoken text begins, they will have 30 seconds per question to preview the questions. At the end of each text, they will have time to review their notes and answers. The total duration of the recordings will be up to 45 minutes.


Standard

91111

Title

Demonstrate understanding of a variety of written and / or visual Chinese texts on familiar matters

Version

3

Number of credits

5

Candidates will read and respond to 3 written texts representative of different text types.


Chinese subject page

Examination timetable

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