units

ATS3007

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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
Organisational UnitChinese Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Hui Huang

Notes

The unit requires a language placement test. For further information go to http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/chinese/enrolment-and-placement-testing/

Synopsis

This unit will introduce students to a range of texts of different genres in contemporary Chinese. Students' ability to understand contemporary China and their skills of speaking, listening and writing will be further developed through reading, translation practice, essay-writing and other activities.

Outcomes

The subject aims to provide students with:

  1. General knowledge that will enhance their understanding of contemporary Chinese culture and society.
  2. The ability to comprehend and express complex ideas in both spoken and written forms, consolidating skills already acquired in Chinese proficient.
  3. Strategies of cross-cultural conceptualisation, incorporating translation skills, crucial to critical thinking on a range of cultural and social topics concerning contemporary China.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Exam: 30%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

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

Prerequisites

ATS2006, ATS2026, ATS3006, ATS3026 or equivalent or permission

Prohibitions

ATS3027 , ATS4027, APG5027