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CHI4469 - Chinese for business communication, Part 2

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Candy Wang

Offered

Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit provides students with further Chinese language training in a business and commerce context. Having been exposed to texts in a specialised business style, students will further improve their Chinese language proficiency, and will be introduced to an increased range of language features common to Chinese business texts. Students will continue to practise writing and translating related texts and will be required to display a greater level of sophistication and understanding in both their translation and original writing than in Chinese for Business Communication part 1; This will further promote students' bilingual language proficiency and broaden their career opportunities.

Objectives

Students are expected to achieve the following goals upon successful completion of the unit:

  1. to familiarise with an expanded range of features of business text through discourse analysis;
  2. to extend basic Chinese business writing skills acquired in Chinese for Business Communication Part 1;
  3. to extend translation skills in translating business text;
  4. to further improve their knowledge of the Chinese language in the specific business context.

Assessment

Written work & class test: 90%
Class participation and performance: 10%

Contact hours

One 2-hour seminar and one 2-hour lecture per week

Prerequisites

Chinese for Business Communication, Part 1 or permission; admission to Honours

Prohibitions

CHI1460, CHI1946, CHI2460, CHI2946, CHI3460, CHI3946, CHI4460, CHI5460

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