CHINESE 8

CHI4008

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is the continuation of CHI4007 and comprises a two-hour workshop and a one-hour lecture each week in the second semester. Students will be introduced more Chinese texts on Taiwan with topics on education, women status, environment and the relations between China and Taiwan. Students learn more Chinese writing in both traditional and simplified characters with expanded vocabulary range. They also gain an appreciation and understanding of varieties of Chinese culture, tradition and civilization

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHI4007 or co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTaiwan Today (1999 extended edition)PrescribedTeng,S. & Sun,L.TUNGHAI UNIVERSITY 1999.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students will learn more Chinese texts on modern Taiwan with various topics including Taiwan's schools, changes of women's status, environment and pollutions and the relations between China and Taiwan to improve their understanding of the social and economic life in Chinese society in Taiwan.

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

02. Students will enhance their knowledge of Chinese writing of traditional and simplified characters and apprecation of the varieties of Chinese culture, tradition and civilisation.

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

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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 1.0 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 2-hour end of semester exam (2000 words equivalent)50 01, 02
One Chinese cultural project (1000 words equivalent)25 02, 01
One oral presentation (500 words equivalent)15 01, 02
One quiz (500 words equivalent)10 01