Continuation of Chinese 2A, with similar workload. Rapid enhancement and expansion of essential Chinese-language skills (proficiency in listening and speaking, reading comprehension, dictionary use, character knowledge, etc.). On completion of this unit of study, students be able to read Chinese-language materials of limited complexity and to discuss their content orally and write short compositions.
1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorials/week
Classwork (equivalent to 1000wds) (10%), short compositions (equivalent to 1000wds) (15%), oral tests (equivalent to 1000wds) (35%) and in-class tests (equivalent to 1000wds) (40%)
Sound intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese, including full mastery of about 1000 characters (preferably full-form).
CHNS2601 or CHNS2101Prohibitions
HSC Chinese Background Speakers