Chinese 2C

Subject CHIN20010 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 1, Parkville - 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

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 hours of language classes per week.
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 8 additional hours/week. Total of 12 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Chinese 1B
Corequisites: None.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None.
Non Allowed Subjects: None.
Core Participation Requirements: None.


Dr Li Du


Dr Du Liping

Subject Overview:

This subject is designed to consolidate and extend students" oral and listening skills while building on and extending the grammatical knowledge and vocabulary introduced in Chinese 2a. Students will be able to communicate in Chinese on a variety of topics in both spoken and written form.

  • On completion of the subject, students should have consolidated and built on grammatical knowledge increased their vocabulary, be able to communicate in Chinese on a variety of topics, both orally and in written form.
Assessment: Oral and listening comprehension class work 20% (due weekly in class). a 10-minute oral examination 15% (during the examination period). a 30-minute listening test 15% (at the end of semester). homework and writing tests 10% (weekly in class). a 2-hour final examination 40% (during the examination period)
Prescribed Texts:

Communicate in Chinese 2, Chinese Central Television, Beijing, Popular Science Press, 2004

Recommended Texts: None.
Breadth Options:

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

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:
  • Written communication: through assignment preparation and writing.
  • Public speaking and confidence in self-expression: through class presentations.
Notes: None.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Chinese)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Chinese
Chinese Language
Chinese Language Major

Download PDF version.