Credit points: 15
This is an introductory subject designed for students with no background in Mandarin. In this subject we aim to provide integrated training in speaking, listening, reading and writing through interactive classroom activities and home assignments. The topics covered include introduction, greetings, family, dates and time, hobbies, and visiting friends. The subject also comprises foundation work on the Romanised phonetics system, pinyin, and the Chinese writing system. Students should attain a basic level of competence in oral and written Chinese and a working knowledge of approximately 160-200 characters by the end of the subject. It is recommended that student take AST1IJI and AST1ICI with this subject.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesClass exercises in Chinese cultural activities, Role play and oral presentation, regular written language exercises and online resource demonstrations in classes.
Incompatible subjectsCHI2BE1 OR CHI1BE1 OR CHI1BEA OR CHI3BE1
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsSemester 2 subject is offered subject to enrolment numbers.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Integrated Chinese Level 1/1 Workbook
AuthorYao, T. et. al.
Integrated Chinese Level 1/1 Textbook
AuthorYao, T. et. al.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 1-hour mid semester test (1000 words equivalent)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||25||SILO2, SILO6|
One 2-hour end of semester examination (2000 words equivalent)
|Other written exam||Individual||No||50||SILO4, SILO6|
One group Chinese cultural project (500 words equivalent)
One group oral presentation (500 words equivalent)
|Oral presentation||Group||No||10||SILO1, SILO3, SILO5, SILO6|