Stage 1 Chinese Continuers

Stage 1 subject open to Year 10 students

About the subject

In this subject students interact with others to share information, ideas, opinions and experiences. They create texts in the specific language to express information, feelings, ideas and opinions. They analyse texts to interpret meaning, and examine relationships between language, culture and identity, and reflect on the ways in which culture influences communication.

Stage 1 Chinese at continuers level consists of three themes and a number of prescribed topics and suggested subtopics. Themes explored are:

  • The Individual
  • The Chinese speaking Communities
  • The Changing World

A bilingual dictionary (Chinese to English, English to Chinese) is highly recommended.

This subject is for students who have completed at least 2 years of Chinese study at middle school or have equivalent language knowledge through Chinese School or frequent home use.


Type 1: Interaction

  • Type 2: Text Production
  • Type 3: Text Analysis
  • Type 4: Investigation

The Compass App

Students and their families are encouraged to download the Darwin High School Compass app to their smart phone/tablet device. Compass app allows you to stay up to date with announcements and events, complete a range of e-forms for student absences and excursions and easily contact us via phone or email direct from the app.

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