Units of Study

CHNS1201 - Chinese 1C (For Advanced Beginners)

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Xiaowei Zhang
Phone: +61 2 9351 4512
Email: xiaowei.zhang@sydney.edu.au

Description

A fast-paced intermediate unit of study intended primarily for native and fluent "background" speakers of Chinese languages, including Cantonese, who know few (up to about 200) characters or none at all. The objective is rapid development of Chinese-language proficiency to equip students for advanced work in Chinese Studies. Emphases include reading and writing skills and standard Putonghua pronunciation.

Assessments

classwork (equivalent to 150wds) (15%), 1xoral presentation (2.5 minutes) (25%), quizzes and exercises (equivalent to 300wds) (30%), 2x1hr reading/writing tests (30%)

Textbooks

Consult Department

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 higher-level classes

Assumed Knowledge

Native- or near-native fluency in a spoken Chinese language (e.g., Putonghua, Cantonese) combined with no, or very limited, knowledge of characters

 Monday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lect

               

 Tuesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Tute

     

Tute

Tute

     

 Wednesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Tutorial

             

 Friday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Tutorial

 

Tutorial

     

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