Grade 9 and 10 students talked about their breakfast – what food they like to eat and they wish to have in the future.
Grade 11 IB Mandarin ab initio students wrote an essay about their school in different format. Luigi did a poster introducing his school, while Stella wrote an email to her friend about her school. Edward made a postcard talking about his school, on the other hand, Jeweleen made her own dream school.
This assignment was marked against the IB short writing assessment criteria.
Grade 12 students are now preparation their individual oral.
Here are the guidelines for the interactive skills
Duration: 10 minutes (plus 15 minutes of preparation)
Part 1: Presentation of a visual stimulus by the student (1-2 minutes)
Part 2: Follow-up questions on the visual stimulus (2-3 minutes)
Part 3: Conversation [at least two questions on the written assignment followed by general conversation on a broad range of topics] (4-5 minutes)
extract from IB Diploma Programme Language ab initio guide (updated for first exams 2015)
Students are assessed based on Internal assessment criteria
The Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (HSK), (汉语水平考试), translated as Chinese Proficiency Test, or Chinese Standard Exam, is China’s only standardized test of Standard Chinese language proficiency for non-native speakers such as foreign students and overseas Chinese.
Test takers who are able to pass the HSK (Level I) can understand and use very simple Chinese phrases, meet basic needs for communication and possess the ability to further their Chinese language studies.
Test takers who are able to pass the HSK (Level II) have an excellent grasp of basic Chinese and can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
Test takers who are able to pass the HSK (Level III) can communicate in Chinese at a basic level in their daily, academic and professional lives. They can manage most communication in Chinese when travelling in China.
Attached is the vocabulary list for
HSK 2 vocabulary_hsk2
HSK 3 vocabulary_hsk3