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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The main aims in this subject are for students to develop communicative competence in topics of everyday interest in Chinese society, to consolidate skills in simple correspondence and expository writing and to enhance oral and aural skills by viewing and discussing a Chinese feature film. Topics covered include eating and food, shopping, education, media and family life. It is recommended that student take AST2MMA with this subject.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHI1ADB or CHI1AD2 or CHI1004 or co-ordinator's approval


Incompatible subjects CHI3BEA, CHI2ADA, CHI1AD3, CHI3AD3, CHI1BE5, CHI2BE5, CHI3BE5, CHI1005, CHI3005

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 2 TextbookPrescribedLiu, Y. et. al.BOSTON 1997
ReadingsIntegrated Chinese Level 2 WorkbookPrescribedLiu, Y. et. al.BOSTON 1997

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Speaking the language including role-play, oral presentation and discussions of daily themes in order to develop students' fundamental skills in communication.

Oral presentation, role-play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Write assignments and quizzes at home and in classroom that shows an understanding of the language grammar, expression and structure which they have learned.

Written assignments, quizzes,
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)

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