Year 9 LANGUAGES - Chinese (Mandarin) Language and Culture - Emergent course

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Bresler.

Level Up Your Language Skills: Master Mandarin and Unleash the Dragon Within!

If you've already dipped your toes into the world of Chinese Mandarin with an introductory course, get ready to take your language game to the next level. Here's why continuing your Mandarin journey is the ultimate power move:

  1. 1. Supercharge Your Cultural Cred: Learning Mandarin opens the doors to a fascinating world of rich traditions, mouthwatering cuisine, and captivating history.

  2. 2. Global Opportunities Await: As China's influence continues to soar, so do the career prospects for Mandarin speakers. By building on your foundation, you'll position yourself as a valuable asset in an increasingly interconnected world. From business and finance to technology and diplomacy, Mandarin proficiency opens doors to exciting job opportunities both at home and abroad.

  3. 3. Embrace Your Inner Polyglot: Speaking multiple languages is like having a superpower. By continuing to learn Mandarin, you'll not only enhance your linguistic abilities but also sharpen your memory, boost your problem-solving skills, and develop a knack for effective communication. 

  4. 4. Unleash the Travel Adventurer Within: Learning Mandarin isn't just about mastering a language—it's about unlocking unforgettable travel experiences. Picture yourself exploring the bustling streets of Shanghai, marveling at the Great Wall, or immersing yourself in the serenity of the Forbidden City.

  5. 5. Join the Language-Loving Community: Language learning is more fun with friends! By continuing Mandarin, you'll join a vibrant community of language enthusiasts, exchange students, and passionate learners. Share study tips, practice speaking together, and inspire each other to reach new heights. Together, you'll build lifelong friendships, create unforgettable memories, and support each other on this incredible language-learning journey.

So, Tawa language warriors, don't stop now—let your Mandarin skills soar! Embrace the challenge, embrace the culture, and embrace the opportunities that await you. With Mandarin in your arsenal, you'll become a global citizen, a cultural connoisseur, and a force to be reckoned with. The dragon within you is ready to be unleashed—let's conquer the language world together!

This course is the follow up to Year 9 Introduction Mandarin.


It is recommended that students take the Introduction course

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