CHINESE FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

CHI2CAP

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an advanced level language unit for students with substantial background in the Chinese language who wish to enhance their ability to use Chinese in business and/or academic contexts. Students read and discuss material from such sources as newspapers, journals, contemporary literature, media broadcasts and films. They complete assignments in areas which focus on a practical application of Mandarin (Chinese) including in education or linguistics. Students acquire skills in personal and business correspondence.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites One of CHI1DSB, CHI1DS2, CHI2DS2, CHI3DS2, CHI3ADB, CHI1AD6, CHI2AD6, CHI3AD6 or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CHI1APA, CHI2APA, CHI3APA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBusiness writing in ChinesePrescribedZhao, H.BEIJING LANGUAGE AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY 1994.
ReadingsModule of China's current affairs prepared by the lecturer.PrescribedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Reading and writing: Students read and discuss material from sources reflecting contemporary Australia and China to enhance their ability to use Chinese in professional and/or academic contexts. Students acquire skills in personal and business correspondence.

Activities:
Assignment, short piece of written work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Speaking: Students will be enhanced with their knowledge of contemporary China and Australia and be prepared for their future career in relation to the skills of occupation, business and academy.

Activities:
class discussion and presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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