2018 Summer School Subject List

Chinese A1 (for Beginners) (CHNS1101)

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

Instructors:
(1)  Irene (Shidong) An - shidong.an@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1)  Irene (Shidong) An - shidong.an@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018 
End Date: 25 Jan 2018 
Capacity: 30 
Status: Places available 
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: - 

    Complete Beginner

Description

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.

Assessment

Classwork: equivalent to 300 Chinese characters (10%), On-line or individual learning assignments: equivalent to 300 Chinese characters (20%), Oral Presentation: equivalent to 1000 Chinese characters (20%), Group work: equivalent to 1000 Chinese characters (20%), 2 Written projects: equivalent to 3,000 Chinese characters in total (30%)

Timetable

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

Tutorials

Mon 10:00 - 15:00

Tues 10:00 - 15:00

Wed 10:00 - 15:00

Thurs 10:00 - 15:00

Fri (Wk2 only) 10:00 - 15:00

Venue:

Education Secondary Maths Room 418

Texts

Functioning in Chinese, Level 1. First edition, by Han, X and Tsung, L. Bilingual Publishing Company, Melbourne.