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.
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%)
Two and a half years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese
CHNS3601 or CHNS3103Prohibitions
CHNS3104 or HSC Chinese Background Speakers