- Code CHIN6524
- 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
This is an advanced Modern Chinese language course, designed for students who have successfully completed Modern Chinese 6 (CHIN3023), or have achieved the equivalence approved to enroll by placement test.
The course places special emphasis on reading comprehension of texts on issues concerning contemporary China. It will be taught mainly in Chinese. It relies heavily on students’ self-study and pre-class preparation. Students will be required to give oral presentations in Chinese, engage in real-issue debates and conduct real time interviews as part of the course assessment. They will also write a research-based essay in Chinese by utilizing primary sources on an approved self-chosen topic. The lectures will focus on facilitating students' learning and oral development.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Read and understand Chinese language near the native speakers' level.
- Apply the skills for effective fast reading.
- Demonstrate advanced oral proficiency in Chinese.
- Summarise and critique wider issues concerning Chinese people, culture and politics in contemporary Chinese society.
- Two oral Presentations 20%
- One 1500-word research essay in Chinese. It includes a research proposal (5 marks) and a annotated bibliography (5 marks). 25%
- 10 Weekly in-class Quizzes, starting from week two. 10%
- Final Oral Exam. This will take the form of real time interview by one student interviewing a native speaker of a Chinese person in Chinese. 15%
- Final written exam. The exam will cover the content of all that has been learned during the semester. 30%
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There will be three contact hours per week with a two-hour lecture and an one-hour tutorial which will start from the first week. Students are also expected to devote time to independent study.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2285||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|