• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Chinese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Ms Yanyan Wang
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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This course, with Modern Chinese 6 (CHIN3023), is designed to enable students to reach advanced levels of competence in reading, speaking and writing modern Chinese. A wider range of texts will be read and discussed in Chinese. There will be a study of selected aspects of Chinese grammar.

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

Five contact hours a week, consisting of two lectures and three tutorials.

Requisite and Incompatibility

CHIN 3021

Prescribed Texts

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

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1327 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

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