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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Scott Grant


This 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.


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.

  1. Write around an additional 250 Chinese characters in simple composition (around 500 in total).

  1. 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).


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

Chief examiner(s)

Scott Grant

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week


A pass in CHI4010 or equivalent


Students enrolled in Arts courses are prohibited from taking this unit. In addition students enrolled in this unit are prohibited from taking CHI1020, CHI1902, CHI2902, CHI4020, CHI4902, CHI5020, CHI5902