Chinese 1D (For Advanced Beginners) (CHNS1202)


Continuation of Chinese 1C, with similar objectives, pace and workload. By the end of the year, students should be able to read Chinese-language materials of limited complexity, and to discuss them in Putonghua.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorials/week


Classwork (equivalent to 100wds) (10%), 1x5 minute Oral Presentation (20%), vocabulary quizzes (10wds each) (20%), composition tests and exercises (equivalent to 200-300wds) (20%), 2x1.5hr major reading/writing tests (2x15%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge



HSC Chinese Background Speakers, CHNS1102 or CHNS1302 or CHNS1312 or CHNS1322

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.