CHINESE 2

CHI1002

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students build on the foundation skills taught in CHI1001 and further extend their communicative repertoire with the topics such as making appointments, studying Chinese, school life, shopping, and using transportation. Students learn to write a further 180 characters, bringing the total to 300, and learn to recognize up to 400 characters. The focus will on the improvement of speaking, listening and writing skills. .

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHI1001 or coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/1 TextbookPrescribedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 2009
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/1 WorkbookRecommendedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 2009

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to explore Chinese cultural component through library, literature and online based resource in English

Activities:
Class exercises in Chinese cultural activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Ability to formulate a brief opinion on familiar, everyday matters and to generally engage in the discussion on China related topics.

Activities:
Class exercises in Chinese cultural activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

03. Ability to manage open-ended short communication with functional approximations of accurate language and intonation for the context

Activities:
Role play and oral presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

04. Ability to perform a basic analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate simple arguments. Ability to use a bilingual paper based and online based dictionaries correctly.

Activities:
Regular written language exercises and online resource demonstrations in classes.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Ability to work as part of a team in class role play activities and presentation.

Activities:
Group oral presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

06. Ability to write functional paragraphs using appropriate sentence structure with correct grammar in Chinese

Activities:
Regular written language tasks and exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour mid semester test (1000 words equivalent)25 02, 06
One 2-hour end of semester examination (2000 words equivalent)50 06, 04
One group Chinese cultural project (500 words equivalent)15 03, 06
One group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)10 06, 01, 03, 05