Cambridge CIE IGCSE Chinese A* Reading Skills - the Intensive Revision Courses by reffering to GCSE, IGCSE past reading paper 2015
By reffering to GCSE, IGCSE past papers with our in-depth , students can achieve good result in short time.
The target students is 14 to 16 year olds students are taking GCSE Chinese /IGCSE Chinese in school or students who are going to attend Mandarin Chinese GCSE, IGCSE examination.
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.
This syllabus is designed for learners who are learning Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language. The aim is to develop an ability to use the language effectively for purposes of practical communication. The course is based on the linked language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, and these are built on as learners progress through their studies.
Cambridge IGCSE Chinese aims to offer insights into the culture and civilization of countries where Mandarin Chinese is spoken, encouraging positive attitudes towards language learning and towards speakers of foreign languages.
Make many people confused, there are total 3 examination body offering GCSE Chinese /IGCSE Chinese, namely:
1 Cambridge IGCSE Chinese
2 Edexcel International GCSE Chinese
2.1 Edexcel International IGCSE Chinese (since 2009)
3 AQA GCSE Chinese (Mandarin)
Comparing with Chinese Language Proficiency (HSK) which is organized by Chinese government for foreigners.
The levels of the new HSK correspond to the levels of the Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages (CLPS) and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF),
GCSE, IGCSE, AS, A Level (A1, A2), IB, SAT, AP as follows:
GCSE Chinese / IGCSE Chinese = HSK (Level 4) 1200 Vocabulary
A1 A2 Chinese HSK (Level 5) 2500
IB Chinese (SL) HSK (Level 5) 2500
AP Chinese HSK (Level 5) 2500
SAT Chinese HSK (Level 5) 2500
A Level Chinese HSK (Level 6) Over 5,000
IB Chinese (HL) HSK (Level 6) Over 5,000
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