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CHIN 3211 - Chinese IIISA: Practical Chinese

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: CHIN 3008 or equivalent
Incompatible: CHIN 3011
Assessment: Tests in grammar and translation, 1,000 word essay in target language, oral presentation, participation, written examination.

The course aims to extend students' language skills by using authentic Chinese language sources, including on-line materials. In this course, emphasis is placed on the application of students' language training developed so far, particularly in the areas of vocabulary, grammar and vocabulary, to the retrieval of information on a selection of issues and topics. By the end of this course, students will be equipped with the necessary language skills and linguistic knowledge for accessing a variety of websites written in Chinese, using search engines, on-line dictionaries, translation tools and so forth. At the same time, emphasis is also placed on developing students' language skills to be able to scan, skim and critically analyse Chinese language texts available on-line, whilst searching for relevant information. In order to develop students' ability to form and express their own opinions using appropriate register in Chinese, a selection of Chinese texts on issues and topics related to China and certain aspects of language use will be used as discussion materials.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12224 LE01 25 7 4 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 12pm - 2pm Napier, 144, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 10 Jun Monday 12pm - 2pm Napier, 144, Teaching Room
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12225 TU01 25 7 11 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 111, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 27 May Monday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 111, Teaching Room