Classical Chinese A (CHNS2611)
UNIT OF STUDY
Foundation work in Classical Chinese, an ancient language that still plays a role in modern China and that often challenges Western notions of how languages behave. Students will develop a basic understanding of the grammar and vocabulary, thus equipping themselves for exploration of China's distinctive philosophical and literary traditions in the original language. They will undertake supplementary reading in English on a topic of their choice, thus enriching their knowledge of premodern Chinese culture.
Further unit of study information
Classwork (10%), 2x 30-minute tests (10%), 3x 40-minute tests (60%), 1xreading project resulting in 1500wd Essay (20%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
CHNS1102 or CHNS1202 or CHNS2602 or CHNS3602 or CHNS3604 or CHNS2102 or CHNS3104 or CHNS2204
Minimum of one year of Chinese at introductory level.
HSC Chinese Background Speakers
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