Units of Study

CHNS3601 - Chinese 3A (Upper Intermediate)

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Linda Tsung

Description

Upper-intermediate unit of study in Modern Standard Chinese. Proficiency in reading will be developed through study of Chinese-language texts on a range of social and cultural topics. Speaking, listening, reading and writing will be enhanced through advanced language exercises, including composition and discussion, with due attention to the more sophisticated skills (e.g., use of appropriate registers, intelligent dictionary use, expressing ideas on more complex issues than at lower-intermediate level).

Assessments

classwork (10%), oral presentations (30%), writing assignments (20%), in-class tests (40%)

Textbooks

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

CHNS2602 or CHNS1202

Prohibitions

HSC Chinese for Background Speakers, CHNS3103

Assumed Knowledge

Two years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese

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