units

ATS3033

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)Candy Wang

Notes

Previously coded CHI3945

Synopsis

This unit is offered in China through the Chinese Incountry Program. It provides students with Chinese language training in a business and commerce context. By exposing students to a specialised business text style, students who wish to further improve their Chinese language proficiency can have an opportunity to grasp the language features of business texts and practice writing and translating related texts, thus developing their current bilingual language proficiency as well as broadening their career opportunities.

Outcomes

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

  1. To acquire familiarity with the basic linguistic features of Chinese business text through discourse analysis;
  2. To acquire basic Chinese business writing skills;
  3. To foster basic translation skills in translating business texts, and
  4. To 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

Contact hours

60 hours over 3 weeks

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

Chinese translation
Chinese language

Prerequisites

With program convenor's permission only

Prohibitions

ATS3013, ATS4013, ATS4033