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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week


1xwritten assignment (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1xmini research project (equivalent to 1500wds in English) (30%), 1xOral Presentation (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (20%), 1xwritten class test (equivalent to 1000wds in English) (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules




CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602

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.