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CHIN 3010EX - Chinese In-Country Summer School III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Term 4
Campus: External
Contact: Up to 20 hours per week
Restriction: Not for Chinese international students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Discovery Experience – Global: Yes
Pre-Requisite: Chinese IIB or equivalent
Assumed Knowledge: Successful completion of Chinese IIB or higher level Chinese courses
Incompatible: CHIN 2007EX
Assessment: Tests and exams, class attendance and participation in China (80%), Reflection paper (1,500 words) in English on experience in China (20%)

The Chinese In-Country Summer School is a 3 week intensive language study tour to China from early December. The course is provided in conjunction with a well-established and leading university in China, such as Shandong University, where the intensive Chinese language program is undertaken. The course includes intensive studies in Mandarin Chinese, cultural activities and seminars, and visits to cultural and historical sites in Shandong and Beijing, and some local cultural places (depending on the specific arrangement and agreement with the partner university in China. It will greatly enhance students' linguistic abilities and their understanding of Chinese society and culture. The intensive language training consists of up to 25 hours per week of reading/grammar, oral/conversation and listening classes delivered by highly experienced staff at the Chinese university. After class exercises will be of 3 hours each day. Students may have access to individual tutors from the Chinese University's after-class tutoring scheme. Class attendance, continuing assessments and final exams account towards final mark of the course. Upon completion of the study tour, students will be required to submit their academic transcript and graduation certificate from the Chinese University and a 1,500 English words reflection paper on their experience in China. Students wishing to enrol in the Chinese In-Country Summer School must first register with the Global Learning at the University of Adelaide, and also see the staff at the Faculty of Arts office before their departure if they wish to have the course counted towards their major/minor in Chinese or Diploma of Languages (Chinese).

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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
Term 4 Tue 18/10/2022 Tue 18/10/2022 Tue 22/11/2022 Wed 14/12/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Unspecified
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
46045 01EX 0 FULL This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.