- Code CHIN3202
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
- Ms Xiao Min Yu
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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This course is a continuation of the work of Cantonese A. It is designed to train students to acquire speaking and listening comprehension skills to an advanced level. Emphasis will be placed on practical conversations for daily use. Reading and listening may include materials about popular culture in Hong Kong and Guangdong. Comparison with Mandarin will also be part of the lectures.
Learning OutcomesOn the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to interact with Cantonese conversations on practical and social topics;
2. Demonstrate the ability to follow and engage in Cantonese-language presentations on professional topics of personal interest and individual relevance;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the differences between Cantonese and Mandarin styles in syntax as well as vocabulary;
4. Demonstrate the ability to extrapolate meanings from context;
5. Produce intermediate-level Cantonese-language scripts for role plays;
6. Produce translations from Cantonese into Mandarin and vice versa;
7. Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with others in the production and presentation of role plays.
Course conducted subject to enrolments
Oral tests during the semester 60%
Final Exam 40%
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Thirty-three contact hours per semester
Requisite and Incompatibility
Indicative Reading ListCantonese, Hugh Baker and P.K. Ho, London: Hodder Headline, 2006.
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- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|1627||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person|