Chinese 2A (Lower Intermediate) (CHNS2601)

UNIT OF STUDY

Intermediate unit of study in Modern Standard Chinese. Rapid vocabulary expansion, strengthening of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, and sophistication of grammatical knowledge will be pursued in integrated fashion. On completion of this unit of study, students should be able to engage in real life communication, write short compositions and read fluently within their vocabulary range.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1hr lecture/week, 4x1hr tutorials/week

Assessment

Classwork (equivalent to 1000wds) (10%), short compositions (equivalent to 1000wds) (15%), oral tests (equivalent to 1000wds) (35%) and in-class tests (equivalent to 1000wds) (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: One year (approx. 5 hours per week for 26 weeks) of Chinese at introductory level, CHNS1102

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: One year (approx. 5 hours per week for 26 weeks) of Chinese at introductory level

Prohibitions

CHNS2101, HSC: Chinese Background Speakers

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.