Units of Study

CHNS3602 - Chinese 3B (Upper Intermediate)

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Xiaowei Zhang

Description

Continuation of Chinese 3A (Upper Intermediate). Continuing development of Chinese-language literacy through study of texts on a range of social and cultural topics, including some authentic literary texts. Further enhancement of speaking, listening and writing skills through advanced language exercises, including composition and discussion. Upon completion, students should be comfortable with both full-form and simplified characters, use dictionaries and language registers discerningly, and be confident of their ability to express ideas and arguments effectively in Chinese.

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

CHNS3601 or CHNS3103

Prohibitions

HSC Chinese for Background Speakers, CHNS3104

Assumed Knowledge

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

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