Intermediate Written Chinese I

Course code CHIN2201Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Provides a comprehensive language course designed for students with a basic knowledge of Chinese. Emphasis is on the further development of written expression, character recognition, intensive and extensive reading as well as writing skills in Modern Standard Chinese.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. To develop reading and writing skills in Modern Standard Chinese.
2. To study Chinese grammar at an intermediate level for use in written communication.
3. To expand on vocabulary in Chinese.
4. To acquire knowledge about Chinese culture and contemporary life.
ContentCourse in Modern Standard Chinese offered at the intermediate level with rapid expansion of vocabulary, grammatical structures and the acquisition of intensive reading skills. On completion of this course, students should have active use of 800 characters and associated compounds and be able to read simple Chinese texts and write simple practical compositions.
Replacing Course(s)The reading and writing components of Intermediate Chinese One - CHIN2210. The deletion of this course does not impact on any other programs.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCHIN1120 or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class3 forty-minute reading and writing tests (3 x 15%)
1 one-hour comprehensive test (25%)
Essays / Written Assignments2 written assignments (2 x 15%), total 1000 words
distributed approximately evenly through the semester
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term