2017 Winter School Subject List

Chinese for Background Speakers 1 (CHNS1303) - Applications Closed

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

Instructors:
(1) Ms Ruili Sun - ruili.sun@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
There are no Contact details available for this course.

Start Date: 09 Jan 2017 
End Date: 27 Jan 2017 
Capacity: 30 
Status: Applications Closed 
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

Prerequisites:

  1. Prerequisites - 

    Must have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese.

Description

The unit meets the needs of students who have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese. The unit aims to further improve their language skills and cultural awareness. It teaches advanced Chinese communication skills and sensitises students to differences between Chinese and English languages and discourses. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from various media and literary sources, covering topics of contemporary interest.

Assessment

Research Proposal around 200 Chinese characters (5%); 2 x 800 character writing assignments (20%); Oral Presentation equivalent to 800 Chinese characters (15%); Mini research project around 2000 Chinese characters (30%); Written class test equivalent to 1000 Chinese characters (30%).

Timetable

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

Tutorials: Mon - Fri, 10:00 - 14:00 hrs ((Break: 11:00 - 12:00 hrs)

Location:

Carslaw Seminar Room 274

Texts

A CHNS1303 Reader is available at the Copy Centre, the University of Sydney.