2017 Summer School Subject List
Chinese for Background Speakers 1 (CHNS1303) - Applications Closed
|Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences |
Department: Chinese Studies
Credit Points: 6
|Start Date: 09 Jan 2017 |
End Date: 27 Jan 2017
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
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.
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%).
Start Date: 09 Jan 2017 End Date: 27 Jan 2017
Tutorials: Mon - Fri, 10:00 - 14:00 hrs ((Break: 11:00 - 12:00 hrs)
Carslaw Seminar Room 274
A CHNS1303 Reader is available at the Copy Centre, the University of Sydney.