Chinese for Background Speakers 1 (CHNS1303)

UNIT OF STUDY

The unit meets the needs of students who have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese. The unit aims to further improve their language skills and cultural awareness. It teaches advanced Chinese communication skills and sensitises students to differences between Chinese and English languages and discourses. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from various media and literary sources, covering topics of contemporary interest.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

written assignments (equivalent to 2500wds in English) (50%), 1x oral presentation (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1x written class test (equivalent to 1000wds) (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Must have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese

Prohibitions

CHNS2601, CHNS1101, CHNS1102, CHNS2602

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