- Code CHIN3025
- 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 Standard Modern Chinese language course, designed for students who have successfully completed Advanced Modern Chinese A , 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:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an upper Advanced level of Standard Modern Chinese to:
1. Demonstrate advanced language skills in reading, writing, literary analysis and debate in Chinese and an understanding of some of the features of modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture.
2. Communicate confidently in writing and speaking, and in groups, on topics drawn from a variety of reading materials from representative works of Chinese literature and culture.
3. Demonstrate appropriate listening, speech-making and presentation skills, to present academic arguments fluently and clearly.
4. Demonstrate information gathering skills and the ability to compose academic essays on Chinese literature.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
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Three contact hours per week. The total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study.
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7232||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|