2018 Winter School Subject List

Chinese 1A (For Beginners) (CHNS1101) - Opens 04 Oct 2016

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Chinese Studies
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

(1) Ms Xiaowei Zhang - xiaowei.zhang@sydney.edu.au

(1) Ms Xiaowei Zhang - xiaowei.zhang@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 09 Jan 2017 
End Date: 27 Jan 2017 
Capacity: 30 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016 
Applications Close: 07 Dec 2016 
Census date: 18 Jan 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 18 Jan 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: Yes


    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.


This unit is an introduction to basic communication skills in Modern Standard Chinese for beginners. Foundation work on pronunciation, pinyin romanisation, elementary grammar and the Chinese writing system will be followed by conversational drills, comprehension, reading and writing practice in Classwork and homework.


Classwork (10%); 10x on-line self-tests and quizzes (10%); 5x vocabulary quizzes (10%); 5x individual learning assignments (10%); 2x oral presentations (30%), 2 x In-class written tests @ 1.5 hrs each (30%)


Start Date: 09 Jan 2017     End Date: 27 Jan 2017

Tutorials: Monday-Friday, 10:00hrs - 15:00hrs

(Break: 12:00hrs - 13:00hrs).


Education Seminar Room 521


Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 (Simplified Character Edition), Textbook (TB), Workbook (WB) and Character Workbook (CWB) by Liu, Yeuhua and Yao, Tao-chung et al. Cheng & Tsui Company, Boston, 2009.