Units of Study

CHNS1101 - Chinese 1A (For Beginners)

Winter Main, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lu Bei Zhang

Description

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.

Assessments

classwork (equivalent to 100wd) (10%), 5xon-line or individual learning assignments (30 minutes each) (20%), 2xoral presentations (3 minutes each) (40%), 2xwriting projects (1.5hrs each) (30%)

Textbooks

Ted Yao and Yuehua Liu. Integrated Chinese. Level One, Part One. Textbook, Workbook and Character Workbook. 3rd edition. Boston: Cheng and Tsui, 2010

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 3x1-hr tutorials/week

Corequisites

Students are strongly advised to take CHNS1601 Understanding Contemporary China

Prohibitions

HSC Chinese for Background Speakers; eligibility for CHNS1201 or higher

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 1

     
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 2

     
2 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 3

     
3 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 4

     
4 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

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