Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is the continuation of CHI4007 and comprises a two-hour workshop and a one-hour lecture each week in the second semester. Students will be introduced more Chinese texts on Taiwan with topics on education, women status, environment and the relations between China and Taiwan. Students learn more Chinese writing in both traditional and simplified characters with expanded vocabulary range. They also gain an appreciation and understanding of varieties of Chinese culture, tradition and civilization

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesEssay, short piece of written work, quizzes, class discussion and presentation

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Taiwan Today

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorTeng, S. & Sun, L.


Edition/Volumeextended edition



Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Students will learn more Chinese texts on modern Taiwan with various topics including Taiwan's schools, changes of women's status, environment and pollution and the relations between China and Taiwan to improve their understanding of the social and economic life in Chinese society in Taiwan.
02. Students will enhance their knowledge of Chinese writing of traditional and simplified characters and appreciation of the varieties of Chinese culture, tradition and civilisation.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

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

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One Chinese cultural project (1000 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2

One oral presentation (500 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2

One quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1