Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students build on the foundation skills taught in Chinese 1 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 recognise up to 400 characters. This subject will also be offered as an intensive summer subject from week 5 to week 7 in 2015.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Chinese 1 (CHI1001) or coordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects CHI1BE2, CHI2BE2, CHI3BE2, CHI1BEB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The intensive summer subject (February 2015) is offered subject to enrolment numbers, staff and funding availability.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/1 TextbookPrescribedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/1 WorkbookRecommendedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 1997

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

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.


Assessment elementComments%
One 1-hour mid semester test (1000 words equivalent)25
One 2-hour end of semester examination (2000 words equivalent)50
One group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)10
Quizzes (500-word equivalent)15