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
1x500wd equivalent total weekly classwork (10%), 2x750wd equivalent total reading and writing assignments (20%), 2x5mins oral presentations (30%), 2x750wd equivalent total in-class tests (40%)
Two and a half years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese
CHNS3000 or CHNS3001 or HSC Chinese Background Speakers