Chinese 3B (Upper Intermediate) (CHNS3602)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

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

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: Two and a half years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese, CHNS3601 or CHNS3103

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

Prohibitions

CHNS3104, 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.

Find a non-award course for this unit of study

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.

Find a cross-institutional course for this unit of study