• 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
  • Course convener
    • Yayun Zhu
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This is a third-year Modern Chinese language course, designed for students of Chinese as a foreign language at a high intermediate or beginning advance level. 
Taking an integrated approach, this course aims at developing students’ fluency and accuracy through reading and discussion on topics concerning situation and issues in contemporary China. The course will place a special focus on building reading skills. This course is a continuation of CHIN 3022: Modern Chinese 5 in Semester One.

There are four contact hours per week, including two hours of lectures and two hours of tutorials.  The course will be taught mainly in Chinese.     
 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced level of Standard Modern Chinese to:

1. Use an active vocabulary of about 3,500 items.
2. Identify more advanced grammatical rules and more complicated sentence structures relevant to a range of conversational situations and texts;
3. Communicate spontaneously and with confidence in writing and speaking on a range of intellectually and linguistically challenging topics, such as Chinese economic development and the impact on China of the one-child policy.
4. Analyse aspects of contemporary Chinese culture, society and politics, such as divorce in China, and the issues faced by full-time house wives.

Other Information

Proficiency level: completion of this course is roughly equivalent to HSK 6.

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Four contact hours per week. The total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHIN3022, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Chinese language placement test. Incompatible with CHIN6523.

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:
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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7231 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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