Chinese 4A (Advanced) (CHNS3603)

UNIT OF STUDY

Advanced training in modern Chinese language, with a focus on reading. By studying a range of literary and non-literary texts, graded for difficulty, students will acquire the reading skills necessary for advanced work in Chinese Studies. They will enrich their knowledge of Chinese as a vehicle for discussion of important issues, while developing their own skills in oral and written expression of relatively complex subject matter.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 2x1-hr tutorials/week

Assessment

classwork (equivalent to 2000wds) (10%), in-class tests (equivalent to 2000wds) (40%), 1x30 minute oral presentation (30%) and Chinese-language writing assignments (equivalent to 2000wds) (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CHNS1202 or CHNS3602 or CHNS3104

Prohibitions

CHNS2204, CHNS2203, HSC: Chinese Background Speakers

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