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HSC Heritage Chinese (Mandarin) standards materials

Oral examination

The audio file samples provided reflect a typical performance of a student operating at the level indicated. Specifications regarding the oral examination can be found at the BOSTES website.

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low
This recording of an oral examination is a sample typical of performance in the low range of responses.
Sample 1

Band 5 responses

High
This recording of an oral examination is a sample typical of performance in the high range of responses.
Sample 1
Medium
This recording of an oral examination is a sample typical of performance in the medium range of responses.
Sample 1
Low – no samples

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Written examination

For HSC examination papers, Marking Guidelines, Notes from the Marking Centre and other examination resources visit HSC examinations.

Question 1

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High
Medium
Low – no samples

Band 4 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Band 3 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Band 2 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Question 2

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Question 3

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High
Medium
Low – no samples

Band 4 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Band 3 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Band 2 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Question 4

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Question 5

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Question 6

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Question 7

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Band 5 responses

High – no samples
Medium
Low

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Question 8

Band 6 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low

Band 5 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples

Band 4 responses

High – no samples
Medium – no samples
Low – no samples
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