Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitChinese Studies
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)Candy Wang


Previously coded CHI4459


This unit 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.


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
  4. to further improve their knowledge of the Chinese language in the specific business context.


Written work: 60%
Exam: 30%
Class participation and performance: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

One 2-hour seminar and one 2-hour lecture per week


Any one of the following units: ATS3010, ATS3030, ATS3011, ATS3031, ATS3012, ATS3032, ATS3014, ATS3034, ATS3041, ATS3042, ATS2015, ATS2035, ATS2016, ATS2036, ATS3015, ATS3035, ATS3016, ATS3036 or by permission


ATS3013, ATS3033, ATS4033