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Chinese 3A (Upper Intermediate) - CHNS3601

Year - 2020

Upper-intermediate unit of study in Modern Standard Chinese. Proficiency in reading will be developed through study of Chinese-language texts on a range of social and cultural topics. Speaking, listening, reading and writing will be enhanced through advanced language exercises, including composition and discussion, with due attention to the more sophisticated skills (e.g., use of appropriate registers, intelligent dictionary use, expressing ideas on more complex issues than at lower-intermediate level).

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorials/week

Assessment
1x500wd equivalent classwork (10%), 2x500wd equivalent reading and writing assignments (20%), 2x5mins oral presentations (30%), 2x1000wd equivalent in-class tests (40%)

Assumed knowledge
Two years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese

Pre-requisites

CHNS2602 or CHNS1202 or HSC Continuers more than 80 or HSC Extension

Prohibitions

CHNS3000 or CHNS3001 or HSC Chinese Background Speakers

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Chinese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
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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