Units of Study

CHNS1202 - Chinese 1D (For Advanced Beginners)

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Derek Herforth


Continuation of Chinese 1C, with similar objectives, pace and workload. By the end of the year, students should be able to read Chinese-language materials of limited complexity, and to discuss them in Putonghua.


classwork (10%), oral presentations (20%), vocabulary quizzes (20%), composition tests and exercises (20%), major reading/writing tests (2x15%)


Consult Department


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




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 full mastery (reading and writing) of about 400 to 500 characters and at least basic communicative skills in Putonghua

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