CHINESE 4

CHI2004

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students further develop skills in oral communication and are introduced to the more complex grammatical structures of the spoken language. By the end of the semester, students will be able to use the most common sentence patterns of colloquial Chinese and will have acquired an additional 250 characters. Students extend their communicative repertoire to include everyday life in an overseas Chinese context, including shopping at Chinese markets, renting, Chinese pastimes and using public transport in China. An additional video class focuses on life in Beijing.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning Activities Text book learning, dialogue & conversation with given topics, role-play and pair-work. Sentence making, short dialogue, essay writing and comparison in translation.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCHI2003

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCHI2AD2 OR CHI1BE4 OR CHI1AD2 OR CHI1004 OR CHI3BE4 OR CHI2BE4 OR CHI3AD2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Integrated Chinese Level 1/2 Textbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorYao, T. et. al.

Year1997

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBOSTON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Integrated Chinese Level 1/2 Character Workbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorYao, T. et. al.

Year1997

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBOSTON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Integrated Chinese Level 1/2 Workbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorYao, T. et. al.

Year1997

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBOSTON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Awareness of cultural differences
02. Students should be able to use the sentence patterns & vocab to write short passages with given topics
03. Students should be able to use the vocab introduced in class to communicate effectively with given topics

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Class exercises and one quiz (equivalent to 400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO3

One 2-hour end of semester examination (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One oral and aural test of 3 minutes (equivalent to 400 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1

Two written assignments (equivalent to 800 words) and one oral of 3 minutes (equivalent to 400 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3