Units of Study

CHNS2602 - Chinese 2B (Lower Intermediate)

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Xiaowei Zhang

Description

Continuation of Chinese 2A, with similar workload. Rapid enhancement and expansion of essential Chinese-language skills (proficiency in listening and speaking, reading comprehension, dictionary use, character knowledge, etc.). On completion of this unit of study, students be able to read Chinese-language materials of limited complexity and to discuss their content orally and write short compositions.

Assessments

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

Textbooks

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

CHNS2601 or CHNS2101

Prohibitions

HSC Chinese for Background Speakers or equivalent, CHNS2102

Assumed Knowledge

Sound intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese, including full mastery of about 1000 characters (preferably full-form).

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