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The Chinese Language, Present and Past - CHNS1600

Year - 2018

The Chinese language is a complex, constantly evolving social institution with a fascinating history. Its influence has been felt throughout East Asia and much of mainland Southeast Asia. This unit of study introduces important aspects of that history to students at the early stages of learning Modern Standard Chinese. Besides acquiring insights that will aid their mastery of the modern language, students will sample the interest and beauty of the classical language, vehicle of traditional Chinese poetry and philosophy.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
4x 30-minute tests (40%), 1x1000wd Essay (30%), 1x10 minute Oral Presentation based on work for Essay (10%); homework assignments (200wds each) (20%)

Pre-requisites

CHNS1101 or CHNS1201

Co-requisites

CHNS1102 or CHNS1202 or CHNS2602

Prohibitions

HSC Chinese Background Speakers or CHNS2111 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2903 or CHNS2904 or CHNS1313 or CHNS1314, CHNS2111 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2903 or CHNS2904 or CHNS1313 or CHNS1314

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Chinese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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