Units of Study
CHNS1101 - Chinese 1A (For Beginners)
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Linda Tsung
This unit is an introduction to basic communication skills in Modern Standard Chinese for beginners. Foundation work on pronunciation, pinyin romanisation, elementary grammar and the Chinese writing system will be followed by conversational drills, comprehension, reading and writing practice in classwork and homework.
classwork (10%), on-line or individual learning (20%), oral presentations (40%), writing projects (30%)
Ted Yao and Yuehua Liu. Integrated Chinese. Level One, Part One. Textbook, Workbook and Character Workbook. 3rd edition. Boston: Cheng and Tsui, 2010
1x1-hr lecture/week, 3x1-hr tutorials/week
Students are strongly advised to take CHNS1601 Understanding Contemporary China
HSC Chinese for Background Speakers; eligibility for CHNS1201 or higher
This unit of study is suitable for complete beginners and for those students who, in the department's judgement, are best advised to go back to the beginning
A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney