Classical Chinese B (CHNS2612)

UNIT OF STUDY

Continued study of Classical Chinese grammar and vocabulary through original texts. Students will gain the knowledge and confidence to explore a wider range of ancient and early-imperial Chinese philosophical and literary writings, including some poetry, thereby acquainting themselves with certain major authors in the Chinese tradition. Supplementary reading in English will enable them to broaden and deepen their understanding of Chinese culture while practising some basic research skills.

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Classes

3x1-hr tutorials/week

Assessment

classwork (equivalent to 100wds) (10%), 3x50-minute tests (3x20%), homework exercises (equivalent to 200wds) (10%), 1x reading project resulting in a 1500wd essay (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CHNS2611 or CHNS2111 or HSC Chinese for Background Speakers or CHNS1313 or CHNS2903

Prohibitions

CHNS2112, CHNS1314, CHNS2904

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