• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Chinese
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Ms Yanyan Wang
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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This course is the further oral component of a one-year intensive beginners program in Modern Standard Chinese (Putonghua or Mandarin).

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an increased oral competence, with an active vocabulary of approximately 500 words and expressions;
2. Accurately recognize, record and create oral and written texts in pinyin;
3. Show a more developed awareness of accurate pronunciation of tones, and an increased ability to achieve that accuracy when pronouncing words and speaking sentences;
4.Conduct a simple conversation with increased fluency on topics concerning everyday life;
5. Display an increased knowledge of and sensitivity towards Chinese culture through learning the language.

Indicative Assessment

1.  4 in-class audio/oral quizzes: 20%
2.  10 weekly take-home exercises: 20%
3.  Mid-semester exam: 20%
4.  Class and tutorial attendance: 10%
5.  Final exam: 30%

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Workload

The course requires five hours of attendance per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHIN1012 or CHIN1020. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed CHIN2020.

Prescribed Texts

New Practical Chinese Reader, Book 2.

Preliminary Reading

 

Indicative Reading List

New Practical Chinese Reader, Textbook 1 & 2, Workbook 1 & 2 (Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press 2010.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2223 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person

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