Provides a comprehensive language course designed for students with a basic knowledge of Chinese.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills in Modern Standard Chinese.
2. Apply Chinese grammar at an intermediate level in oral and written communication.
3. Use an expanded vocabulary for topical conversations and practical writing in Chinese.
4. Outline key features of Chinese culture and contemporary life.
5. Demonstrate reading and writing skills in Modern Standard Chinese.
Course in Modern Standard Chinese offered at the intermediate level with rapid expansion of vocabulary, grammatical structures and the acquisition of intensive listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. On completion of this course, students should have active use of 500 words and associated compounds and be able to conduct simple conversations and to read simple Chinese texts and write simple practical compositions in MSC.
This course replaces CHIN2101. If you have successfully completed CHIN2101 you cannot enrol in this course.
CHIN1120 or equivalent. Students who are already competent or native speakers of this language should not enrol in this course. They are encouraged to enrol instead in CHIN2600 Chinese-English Translation for a fuller learning experience.
Written Assignment: 2x take-home assignments (20%)
In Term Test: 3 x In class listening, reading and writing tests (60%)
In Term Test: In class speaking test (20%)
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1
Self-Directed 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
1 hour of self-directed private study of Chinese characters
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1
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