2018 Summer School Subject List

Chinese 1E (For Background Speakers) (CHNS3000) - FULL

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

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

Contacts:
(1) Dr Wei Wang  - wei.wang@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018 
End Date: 25 Jan 2018 
Capacity: 90 
Status: FULL 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: Yes

Prerequisites:

  1. Prerequisite: - 

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

  2. Prohibitions: - 

    CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS1303 or or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602

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× 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 1,000 Chinese characters (30%)

Timetable

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018     End Date: 25 Jan 2018

Lectures

Mon 10:00 - 11:00

Tues 10:00 - 11:00

Wed 10:00 - 11:00

Thurs 10:00 - 11:00

Fri (19th Jan only) 10:00 - 11:00

Tutorials - to be advised during 1st day Lecture

Mon Either 12:00 - 14:00 OR 14:00 - 16:00

Tue Either 12:00 - 14:00 OR 14:00 - 16:00

Wed Either 12:00 - 14:00 OR 14:00 - 16:00

Thu Either 12:00 - 14:00 OR 14:00 - 16:00

Fri (19th Jan only) Either 12:00 - 14:00 OR 14:00 - 16:00

Venues:

Lectures

Carslaw Lecture Theatre 375

Tutorials

12:00 - 14:00 Classes: Eastern Ave Seminar Room 115 OR Carslaw Lecture Room 351

14:00 - 16:00 Classes: Eastern Ave Seminar Room 116

Texts

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