Units of Study

CHNS2601 - Chinese 2A (Lower Intermediate)

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Xiaowei Zhang


Intermediate unit of study in Modern Standard Chinese. Rapid vocabulary expansion, strengthening of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, and sophistication of grammatical knowledge will be pursued in integrated fashion. On completion of this unit of study, students should be able to engage in real life communication, write short compositions and read fluently within their vocabulary range.


classwork (10%), short compositions (equivalent to 1000wds) (15%), oral tests (35%) and in-class tests (40%)


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


1x1-hr lecture/week, 4x1-hr tutorials/week




HSC Chinese for Background Speakers or equivalent, CHNS2101

Assumed Knowledge

One year (approx. 5 hours per week for 26 weeks) of Chinese at introductory level

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