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Chinese Language and Literature

New Chinese and Literature (previously Chinese Background Speakers) assessment and reporting materials for implementation from 2018 with Year 11 are now available.
Read the Languages Stage 6 Consultation Report on draft school-based assessment requirements.


2010 HSC and beyond
Chinese Language and Literature Syllabus (Minor amendments for the 2010 HSC)
Published 25 September 2012

Assessment and examination materials

2010 HSC and beyond
Assessment and reporting in Chinese Language and Literature
Published 15 September 2009
Chinese Language and Literature – sample assessment schedule
Published 24 September 2009
Information regarding the 2010 HSC examination in Chinese Background Speakers
Published 18 December 2009
Chinese Language and Literature – Summary of HSC examination specifications and assessment requirements
Published 18 February 2009
Chinese Language and Literature – HSC examination rubrics
Published 04 March 2015
Past Chinese Background Speakers HSC Examination Papers and Notes from the Marking Centres
Chinese Language and Literature Performance band descriptions

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Archived material
Previous material developed in relation to the Chinese Background Speakers syllabus. Aspects of these documents no longer apply; however, they have been archived for reference.
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