Units of Study

CHNS1303 - Chinese for Background Speakers 1

Summer Main, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ruili Sun

Description

The unit meets the needs of students who have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese. The unit aims to further improve their language skills and cultural awareness. It teaches advanced Chinese communication skills and sensitises students to differences between Chinese and English languages and discourses. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from various media and literary sources, covering topics of contemporary interest.

Assessments

written assignments (equivalent to 2500wds in English) (50%), 1x oral presentation (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1x written class test (equivalent to 1000wds) (30%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

Must have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese

Prohibitions

CHNS1101, CHNS1102, CHNS2601, CHNS2602

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 1

       
1 This class runs from Week 2 to Week 4

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 2

       
2 This class runs from Week 2 to Week 4

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 3

       
3 This class runs from Week 2 to Week 4

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture 4

       
4 This class runs from Week 2 to Week 4

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