units

ATS2026

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedOverseas Summer semester A 2012 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Robert Irving

Notes

Previously coded CHI2906

Synopsis

This unit is offered in China as part of the Chinese Incountry Program. It introduces students to advanced intermediate spoken and written standard Chinese. In addition to regular classroom activities, listening and speaking skills will be further developed through project work with a focus on Chinese culture.

Outcomes

This unit is available to students who have passed Chinese 5, or who have equivalent language ability. Upon successful completion of this unit students will develop:

  1. An understanding of some current issues in China and the ability to express personal views on such issues in Chinese.
  2. The ability to discuss topics related to their own fields of interest in Chinese.
  3. Knowledge of a grammatical framework and vocabulary that enables them to write in a relatively sophisticated manner.
  4. The ability to write different kinds of prose and poetry in Chinese.
  5. The ability to present their project work in Chinese in a small group.

Assessment

Tests and class assessments: 50%
Exam: 35%
Oral exam: 15%

Chief examiner(s)

Robert Irving

Off-campus attendance requirements

60 hours over three weeks

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

Chinese language

Prerequisites

Chinese Proficient 1 language level proficiency or by permission.

Prohibitions

ATS2006, ATS3006, ATS3026