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.
Further unit of study information
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
Written assignments equivalent to 2500wds in English (50%), 1xOral Presentation (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1xWritten class test equivalent to 1000wds (30%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
HSC Chinese (Background Speakers), or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese
CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.