- Code CHIN3201
- 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 UGRD
- Xiao Min Yu
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2016
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This course offers an introduction to Cantonese with an emphasis mainly on communicative ability and partly on comparison with Modern Standard Chinese. It is for students who have no or very limited prior knowledge of Cantonese language and may not be able to read Cantonese phonetics. At this level, students will study Cantonese pronunciation and how to initiate or respond to basic conversations in Cantonese in daily activities such as greetings, introductions, eating in and eating out.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the further development of their presentation and negotiation skills in Cantonese in professional contexts;
2. Demonstrate listening skills in Cantonese in professional contexts;
3. Compare and translate between Cantonese and Mandarin;
4. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and insights into Cantones
Course conducted subject to enrolments
Oral tests during the semester 60%
Final Exam 40%
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Thirty-three hours per semester
Requisite and Incompatibility
Cantonese, Hugh Baker and P.K. Ho, London: Hodder Headline, 2006.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2592||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|