Chinese 2B (Lower Intermediate) (CHNS2602)


Continuation of Chinese 2A, with similar workload. Rapid enhancement and expansion of essential Chinese-language skills (proficiency in listening and speaking, reading comprehension, dictionary use, character knowledge, etc.). On completion of this unit of study, students be able to read Chinese-language materials of limited complexity and to discuss their content orally and write short compositions.

Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 4x1hr tutorials/week


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?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CHNS2601 or CHNS2101, CHNS2601 or CHNS2101, CHNS2601 or CHNS2101


HSC Chinese Background Speakers, HSC Chinese Background Speakers, 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.