Advanced Spoken Chinese I

Course code CHIN3101
Not available in 2015

Description

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.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. 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

Content

This 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.

Assumed Knowledge

CHIN2101 and 2102 or equivalent.

Assessment Items

In Term Test: 2 x Listening Tests

In Term Test: 2 x Speaking Tests

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term