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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.

SchoolSchool 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


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

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students should be able to use the vocab introduced in class to communicate effectively with given topics.

Text book learning, dialogue & conversation with given topics, role-play and pair-work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

02. Students should be able to use the sentence patterns & vocab to write short passages with given topics.

Sentence making, short dialogue & essay writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

03. Awareness of cultural differences

Comparison in translation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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