Chinese: First Language

Chinese: First Language learning area contacts:

Interstate languages are accessed through the national Collaborative Curriculum and Assessment Framework for Languages (CCAFL) and interstate borrowing arrangements as part of the Western Australian Certificate of Education.

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The Chinese: First Language incorporates materials from the Chinese Background Speakers Stage 6 Syllabus; Chinese Language and Literature Course Prescriptions for Higher School Certificate 2019–2023; Assessment and Reporting in Background Speakers Stage 6 Courses: Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2017.

Additional information

In 2020, the Authority will be developing the examination for Chinese: First Language. Teachers are asked to review the modifications to the Examination design brief on page 14 of the revised syllabus.

Additional information and supporting documents including the NSW version of the syllabus and past examinations are available from the NSW Education Standards Authority

School Curriculum and Standards Authority contact:
Nadia Civa (08) 9273 6355