Chinese 3A (Upper Intermediate) (CHNS3601)

UNIT OF STUDY

Upper-intermediate unit of study in Modern Standard Chinese. Proficiency in reading will be developed through study of Chinese-language texts on a range of social and cultural topics. Speaking, listening, reading and writing will be enhanced through advanced language exercises, including composition and discussion, with due attention to the more sophisticated skills (e.g., use of appropriate registers, intelligent dictionary use, expressing ideas on more complex issues than at lower-intermediate level).

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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 3x1-hr tutorials/week

Assessment

classwork (equivalent to 1500wds) (10%), oral presentations (equivalent to 1000wds) (30%), writing assignments (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), in-class tests (1500wds equivalent) (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: Two years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese, CHNS2602 or CHNS1202

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: Two years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese

Prohibitions

HSC: Chinese Background Speakers, CHNS3103

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