CHINESE IN-COUNTRY: AUSTRALIA CHINA STUDENT FORUM

CHI3CIC

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject offers intensive cultural and social immersion programs to Chinese language students, in conjunction with the Australia-China Student Forum run by the La Trobe University Confucius Institute. Both non-background students and overseas-born Chinese students are encouraged to apply. Students will participate in a pre-departure program in Melbourne, and in a 2-week in-country component. The latter comprises compulsory participation in the Australia-China Student Forum (ACSF) and cultural tours in China. Successful applicants will receive scholarships to cover the costs of pre-departure Chinese language classes and the in-country component of the subject.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLibrary literature review on Chinese culture and society pre-departure, discussion with Chinese students during the Australia-China Students Forum, daily encounters in Chinese with local university students and residents; seminars on contemporary Chinese culture and society, writing a learning portfolio, delivering a group presentation and Chinese writing practice

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCHI1001 OR CHI1005 OR CHI1002 OR CHI1006 OR CHI1003 OR CHI1004

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsCHI2CIC OR AST2AIC OR AST3AIC

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/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. Ability to explore Chinese cultural component through library, literature and online based resource in English
02. Ability to formulate a brief opinion on familiar, everyday matters and to generally engage in the discussion on China related topics.
03. Ability to manage open-ended short communication with functional approximations of accurate language and intonation for the context
04. Ability to perform a basic analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate simple arguments. Ability to use a bilingual paper based and online based dictionaries correctly.
05. Ability to work as part of a team in class role play activities and presentation.
06. Ability to write functional sentences using appropriate structure with correct grammar in Chinese

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