- Code CHIN2014
- 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 intermediate level Chinese language course, following on from Standard Modern Chinese 2. This course is designed to cover the main grammatical points of Standard Modern Chinese language as well as enlarging students' vocabulary which will raise students' linguistic competence in reading, writing, listening and speaking modern Chinese. It aims at laying a solid foundation for more advanced Chinese language study in the third year and beyond.
In addition to the coverage of the textbook, the course will also utilize other textual and audio / visual materials so that students can also learn about aspects of Chinese culture, history, and society.
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 a lower Intermediate level of Standard Modern Chinese to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of about 1,600 items
2. Recognise and use phrase and sentence structures to discuss and write passages on a range of non-technical topics, and to read short authentic non-technical texts, with a general awareness of how the features of written Chinese differ from their oral equivalents.
3. Communicate in speaking and writing on such topics as making suggestions, giving gifts, and hobbies.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of aspects of Chinese culture and society, such as Chinese martial arts.
Proficiency level: completion of this course is roughly equivalent to HSK 3.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Preparation, participation and contribution - 5% LOs 1, 2, 3, 4
Take-home weekly assignments - 10% LOs 1, 2, 3
Mid-semester Written Test - 15% LOs 1, 2, 3, 4
Listening Tests - 20% (2 tests, 10% each) LOs 1, 2, 4
Speaking Tests - 20% (2 tests, 10% each) LOs 1, 2, 3, 4
Final Written Exam - 30% LOs 1, 2, 4
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WorkloadFive contact hours per week. The total workload for the course is 130 hours including independent study.
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