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CHIN 3211 - Chinese IIISA: Practical Chinese

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 4010
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
Assessment: 2 Written tests 15% each, Tutorial participation and exercise 10%, Oral presentation 20%, End of Semester Essay 15%, Final Written exam 25%

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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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4010 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12863 LE01 25 15 5 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Engineering Nth, N132, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 4 Jun Thursday 2pm - 4pm Engineering Nth, N132, Teaching Room
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12864 TU01 25 15 6 Mar - 10 Apr Friday 1pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 2060, Teaching Room
1 May - 5 Jun Friday 1pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 2060, Teaching Room