Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will extend their skills in oral and written communication and learn more complex grammatical structures of the spoken language. Topics covered include University life, dining, directions, health, dating and interaction with the Chinese-speaking community. A further 200 characters are taught. Admission of students into this subject may be determined by means of a questionnaire and/or written and oral test. It is recommended that student take AST1IJI and AST1ICI with this subject.

FacultyFaculty 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 VCE Chinese or equivalent AND subject coordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects CHI1ADA, CHI1AD1, CHI2AD1, CHI3AD1, CHI2BEA, CHI1BE3, CHI2BE3, CHI3BE3, CHI2003

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/2 TextbookPrescribedYao, T. 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/2 WorkbookPrescribedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese level 1/2 character workbookPrescribedYao, T. et alBOSTON 1997

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementComments%
Class exercises and one quiz (equivalent to 400 words)10
One 2-hour end of semester examination (equivalent to 2000 words)50
One oral and aural test of 3 minutes (equivalent to 400 words)10
Two written assignments, and One oral of 3 minutesWritten assignments are equivalent to 400 words each. The oral is equivalent to 400 words.30