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CHI1902

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedOverseas Summer semester A 2010 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Scott Grant

Synopsis

This unit is offered in China as part of the Chinese Incountry Program. It unit continues the overview of the important sentence structures of modern standard Chinese begun in Chinese 1. Equal emphasis is placed on the four skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Read around an additional 250 Chinese characters (500 in total) and identify important associated radicals
  2. Write around an additional 250 Chinese characters in simple composition (around 500 in total)
  3. Use oral/aural skills necessary for communication in a range of everyday practical situations (approximates to International Second Language Proficiency Level 1-: minimum creative proficiency).

Assessment

Written work & tests: 60%
Exam: 25%
Oral exam: 15%

Chief examiner(s)

Scott Grant

Off-campus attendance requirements

60 hours over three weeks

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Chinese language

Prerequisites

Chinese 1 language level proficiency or by permission

Prohibitions

CHI1020, CHI2020, CHI2902, CHI4020, CHI4902, CHI5020, CHI5902