The unit meets the needs of students who have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese. The unit aims to teach advanced Chinese communication skills, critical thinking and research skills, and sensitises students to differences between Chinese and English languages and discourses. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from various media and literary sources, covering topics of contemporary interest.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
2x500wd writing tasks (20%), 1x200wd research proposal (5%), 1x500wd oral presentation (15%), 1x2000wd research project (30%), 1x800wd in-class test (30%)
CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS2001 or CHNS2002 or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602