This course is the further oral component of a one-year intensive beginners program in Modern Standard Chinese (Putonghua or Mandarin).
Learning OutcomesOn 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 Assessment1. 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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The course requires five hours of attendance per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
New Practical Chinese Reader, Book 2.
Indicative Reading ListNew Practical Chinese Reader, Textbook 1 & 2, Workbook 1 & 2 (Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press 2010.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- 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.
Offerings and Dates
|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|