CHINESE FOR PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES A
Credit points: 15
In this subject students are introduced to the use of Chinese for professional purposes at an elementary level. Through role-play and video viewing, students acquire communicative ability in a range of professional situations such as formal introductions, exchange of name cards, travel arrangements, banquets, shopping, greetings and phone calls. The focus is on the acquisition of oral skills together with an understanding of the cultural background necessary for successful communication in Chinese communities. Topics covered include: cultural differences, Chinese language, traditional ideas and history, gender relations, family and self-image in Chinese society.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Any one of: CHI1ADB, CHI1AD2, CHI2AD2, CHI3AD2, CHI2BEB, CHI1BE4, CHI2BE4, CHI3BE4, CHI1DSB, CHI1DS2, CHI2DS2, CHI3DS2 or co-ordinator's approval.
Incompatible subjects CHI1PPA, CHI2PPA
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||China: a handbook on intercultural communication||Prescribed||Brick, J.||MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY 2004|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|Class exercises and activities (equivalent to 400 words)||10|
|One 2-hour written end-of-semester examination (equivalant to 2000 words)||50|
|One oral and aural test (Chinese) of 3 minutes (equivalent to 400 words)||10|
|Two 400 word written assignments and one oral presentation (equivalent to 400 words)||30|