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FAQs for IGCSE Chinese - First Language (0509)


Where can we order textbooks in Chinese?

Chinese textbooks can be ordered from the websites below. The first is the Chinese equivalent of Amazon, the last is a US-based site which specialises in books from China:

Should students write their answers in simplified or traditional characters?

Question papers for this syllabus are printed in both simplified and traditional characters. Candidates may write their responses in either traditional or simplified characters.

Is this syllabus Mandarin or Cantonese?

The syllabus is Mandarin and not Cantonese.

For more information and materials on this syllabus, please visit our School Support Hub here.

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