Advanced Spoken Chinese I

Course code CHIN3101Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

A comprehensive language course designed for students who have achieved proficiency at an intermediate level. Particular emphasis is on developing students' ability to use the language competently in real life situations, including conducting conversations and writing practical compositions in Modern Standard Chinese.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. the ability to converse in Modern Standard Chinese with advanced proficiency,
2. the ability to translate simple conversations into and from Chinese at advanced level,
3. a good level of appreciation of Chinese culture and society
ContentThis course will cover:
1. Intensive training in communication skills (speaking and listening)
2. A series of texts on topics that are of interest to students: campus life and family, aspects of Chinese culture, oral expression.
3. Grammatical structures an advanced level.
4. Interpreting skills at paraprofessional level.
Replacing Course(s)The speaking and listening components of Advanced Chinese I - CHIN3100.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCHIN2101 and 2102 or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Classtwo half-hour listening tests (2 x 20%)
distributed approximately evenly throughout the semester.
Examination: Oral2 five-minute speaking tests (2 x 30%), distributed approximately evenly throughout the semester.
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term