International Languages

Mandarin, Level 3 - University Preparation (LKACU)

This Mandarin path is geared towards intermediate or near-advanced Mandarin students. Successful students in this path will write the Mandarin B HL exam in their Grade 12 year.

This course offers students opportunities to further develop their knowledge of the international language and to enhance their communication skills. Students will use increasingly sophisticated language in a variety of activities that will enable them to speak and write with clarity and accuracy. Students will also enhance their thinking skills through the critical study of literature, and continue to explore aspects of the culture of countries where the language is spoken through a variety of print and technological resources.

Prerequisite: International Languages, Level 2, Academic (LKABD)

Mandarin, Level 4 - University Preparation (LKADU)

This Mandarin path is geared towards intermediate or near-advanced Mandarin students. Successful students in this path will write the Mandarin B HL exam in their Grade 12 year. This course prepares students for university studies in the international language. Students will enhance their ability to use the language with clarity and precision, and will develop the language skills needed to engage in sustained conversations and discussions, understand and evaluate information, read diverse materials for both study and pleasure, and write clearly and effectively. Students will also have opportunities to add to their knowledge of the culture of countries where the language is spoken through the use of community resources and computer technology.

Prerequisite: International Languages, Level 3, University Preparation (LKACU)