Chinese 3B (Upper Intermediate) (CHNS3602)


Continuation of Chinese 3A (Upper Intermediate). Continuing development of Chinese-language literacy through study of texts on a range of social and cultural topics, including some authentic literary texts. Further enhancement of speaking, listening and writing skills through advanced language exercises, including composition and discussion. Upon completion, students should be comfortable with both full-form and simplified characters, use dictionaries and language registers discerningly, and be confident of their ability to express ideas and arguments effectively in Chinese.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorials/week


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?


Unit of study rules


CHNS3601 or CHNS3103

Assumed knowledge

Two and a half years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese


CHNS3104, HSC Chinese Background Speakers

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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.