GCSE Chinese (Spoken Mandarin)

  • Teaching from: September 2017
  • Exams from: June 2019
  • Specification code: 8673
  • QAN code: 603/1210/5

Our GCSE Chinese (spoken Mandarin) specification has been created with teachers to ensure our assessments are clear and accessible, with a range of topics which aim to expand students’ cultural knowledge.

Students will be tested in listening, reading, speaking and writing and will develop transferable skills, relevant to further study and the world of work. The range of topics within the specification aims to inspire students who are interested in Chinese culture and Chinese (Mandarin) speaking countries.

We’ve also created a variety of resources to support you in planning, teaching and assessing this specification, in a way that stimulates and motivates your students.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

8

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

All planning resources

Teach

2

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

22

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 18 May 2020 Coursework deadline for GCSE Chinese (Mandarin) (8673/SH)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 18 May 2020 Coursework deadline for GCSE Chinese (Mandarin) (8673/SF)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 20 May 2020 Exam for GCSE Chinese (Mandarin) Paper 3 (8673/RF)
    Series: June 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 45m

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