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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

By the end of this subject students will be able to use the most common sentence patterns of colloquial Chinese and will have acquired an additional 200 characters. Students will extend their communicative repertoire to include everyday life in a Chinese context, including shopping at Chinese markets, sports and Chinese pastimes and using public transport in China.

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 CHI1003 or CHI1ADA or CHI1AD1 or CHI2BE3 or equivalent


Incompatible subjects CHI2BEB, CHI1ADB, CHI1AD2, CHI2AD2, CHI3AD2, CHI1BE4, CHI2BE4, CHI3BE4, CHI2004

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/2 TextbookPrescribedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 1/2 WorkbookPrescribedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese level 1/2 character workbook.PrescribedYao, T. et. al.BOSTON 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:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Awareness of cultural differences

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

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