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ATS4034

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedOverseas Summer semester A 2011 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Candy Wang

Notes

Previously coded CHI4946

Synopsis

This unit is offered in China through the Chinese Incountry program and provides students with Chinese language training in a business and commerce context. Having been exposed to texts in a specialised business style, students improve their Chinese language proficiency, and are introduced to an increased range of language features common to 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 their translation and writing than in Chinese for Business Communication part 1. This will 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 acquire familiarity with an expanded range of features of business text through discourse analysis
2/ to extend their basic Chinese business writing skills acquired in Chinese for Business Communication Part 1
3/ to extend their translation skills in translating business text, and
4/ to further improve their knowledge of the Chinese language in the specific business context.

Assessment

Written work and Class Test: 90%
Class participation and performance: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Candy Wang

Off-campus attendance requirements

60 hours over 3 weeks

Prerequisites

With program convenor's permission only

Prohibitions

ATS1014, ATS1034, ATS2014, ATS2034, ATS3014, ATS3034, APG4014, ATS4014, APG5014, APG5034