Chinese for Background Speakers 2 (CHNS1304)


The unit is a continuation of CHNS1303. It aims to further improve language skills and cultural awareness of students who have passed HSC Chinese (Background) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese. It teaches advanced Chinese communication skills, including basic academic research skills in Chinese writing and oral presentation, through dealing with a range of authentic material beyond that covered in CHNS1303.

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


1x written assignment (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1x mini research project (equivalent to 1500wds in English) (30%), 1x oral presentation (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1x written class test (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (30

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CHNS1102, CHNS2601, CHNS1101, CHNS2602

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