Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The main aims in this subject are for students to develop communicative competence in topics of everyday interest in Chinese society, to consolidate skills in simple correspondence and expository writing and to enhance oral and aural skills by viewing and discussing a Chinese feature film. Topics covered include eating and food, shopping, education, media and family life. It is recommended that student take AST2MMA with this subject.

FacultyFaculty 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 CHI1ADB or CHI1AD2 or CHI1004 or co-ordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects CHI3BEA, CHI2ADA, CHI1AD3, CHI3AD3, CHI1BE5, CHI2BE5, CHI3BE5, CHI1005, CHI3005

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 2 TextbookPrescribedLiu, Y. et. al.BOSTON 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 2 WorkbookPrescribedLiu, Y. et. al.BOSTON 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%
One 1-hour mid semester test (1000 words equivalent)20
One 2-hour end of semester examination (2000 words equivalent)40
One role-play (500-words equivalent)20
Two assignments (500-words equivalent)20