Faculty of Arts
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||Chinese Studies|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2013 (Day)|
Clayton First semester 2013 (Flexible)
Previously coded CHI1010
This unit 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. Students will also be
introduced to culture and customs as they relate to everyday life.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will have acquired:
number of everyday practical situations (approximates to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages A1).
Written work and tests: 45%
Written exam: 40%(minimum pass hurdle requirement)
Oral exam: 15%
4-5 hours (two 1-hour lectures and three 1-hour tutorials) per week
Students choosing the flexible mode can choose to access lecture material solely through Monash University Lectures Online recordings or to attend lectures on-campus.
Online synchronous (real time) tutorial, seminar and computer lab class times will be offered as an alternative to on-campus classes. A minimum attendance rate of 75% is required for these classes to avoid penalty.
Flexible students will be required to come to the Clayton campus in person on a total of 3 occasions during the semester. This includes attendance at one lecture test, one oral presentation and one end of semester oral exam. They will also be required to attend a Monash nominated exam venue for the written exam at the end of semester .
Students choosing the flexible mode must have reliable access to high-speed broadband, have a computer with a minimum of 4MB RAM and an independent graphics card, and a headset with microphone.