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ATS1021

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitChinese Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Scott Grant

Notes

Previously coded CHI1901

Synopsis

This unit is offered in China as part of the Chinese Incountry Program. It provides an introduction to spoken and written modern standard Chinese to students with no prior knowledge of Mandarin. An overview of the important sentence structures of modern standard Chinese is begun with equal emphasis on the four skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Outcomes

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

  1. Read around 250 characters and identify important composite radicals;
  2. Write around 250 Chinese characters in simple composition;
  3. Use oral/aural skills necessary for communication in a number of everyday practical situations;
  4. Use the pinyin romanisation system.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Off-campus attendance requirements

60 hours over three weeks

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

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