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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is an intermediate course designed for students who speak a Chinese dialect. It comprises Chinese newspaper reading and oral and aural skills in Mandarin. The aims of the subject are to enhance students' communication skills in everyday Chinese and to extend their ability to comprehend, discuss and translate news and current affairs. Classes are conducted in Mandarin.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Subject co-ordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects CHI3ADA, CHI1AD5, CHI2AD5, CHI3AD5, CHI1DSA, CHI1DS1, CHI2DS1, CHI3DS1, CHI3007

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsModule of readings prepared by the lecturerPrescribedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Speak in summarily form of articles that show an understanding of the current issues occurred in both Australia and overseas in Mandarin.

oral presentation, role-play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Write short pieces of work that show an understanding of the daily issues from newspapers and other forms of media.

Assignments, quizzes in class
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

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