Chinese 2F

Subject 110-161 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Three hours of language classes and a 1-hour language laboratory class per week
Total Time Commitment: .
Prerequisites: 110-161 Chinese 2E or equivalent as determined by the coordinator. New students may not enrol unless they have attended an interview and/or placement test in the week preceding the first week of semester.
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Recommended Background Knowledge: .
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Dr Zhou Shaoming
Subject Overview:

This course will further enhance students' knowledge of vocabulary, the basic grammar of spoken Chinese, and reading, writing and oral/aural skills.

Assessment: A 1-hour examination 30% (during the examination period), a 30-minute listening comprehension test 20% (during the examination period), a 10-minute oral test 20% (during the examination period), fortnightly tests 10%, a composition test 10% (at the end of semester) and class participation 10%.
Prescribed Texts: As for 110-160 Chinese 2E.
Recommended Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Environments
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • be able to use written materials to acquire systematic competence in a communicative code;

  • acquire skills of time management and regular investment of effort as the foundation for advanced levels of competence;

  • acquire varied cross-cultural communication skills.


This subject is available at level one for the post-VCE stream of Chinese. It is only available at level 1 for students who commenced the post-VCE stream of Chinese at level one. This subject was previously offered as 110-161 Chinese 1B. Students who have completed 110-161 Chinese 1B (before 2008) are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts
Diploma in Modern Languages (Chinese)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Chinese)

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