Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 5 contact hours/week , 10 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||An interview and/or placement test in the week preceding the first week of semester and the written permission of the coordinator.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorDr Li Du
Dr Du Liping
This is an introductory course in Chinese for students with no previous knowledge of the language. By the end of this subject students should be familiar with the Pinyin system of romanisation and be able to read and write approximately 250 Chinese characters. Students will learn standard pronunciation and develop listening comprehension and speaking skills. Students will acquire knowledge of Chinese cultural practices.
|Assessment:||A 1-hour examination 30% (due during the examination period), two short tests 20% (due mid-semester and late semester), ongoing vocabulary tests 10%, oral test 20% (5 minutes, in examination period) and listening comprehension test 20% (30 minutes, in examination period).|
|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|
|Notes:||This subject is for the beginners stream of Chinese. This subject was previously offered as 110-143 Introductory Chinese 1A. Students who have completed Introductory Chinese 1A are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
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