This unit of study has been designed for background speakers of Chinese languages who have taken the first semester of this stream or know about 500 characters. The objective is rapid development of Chinese language proficiency to equip students for advanced work in Chinese studies. Emphases will include reading and writing skills and standard pronunciation.
1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorial/week
Tutorial participation (10%), 3x 500wds each vocabulary quizzes (15%), 3x 250wds each written comprehension (15%), 1x 1250wd reading/writing test (30%), 1x 10 minute oral presentation (30%)
CHNS2001 or CHNS1201Prohibitions
CHNS3000 or otherwise native or near-native reading or writing or and speaking capacity.