Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 9 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Chinese 3A and one of Modern Chinese Literature or Great Chinese Classics OR Chinese 3B and one of Great Chinese Classics or Chinese Economic Documents.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorDr Lewis Mayo
Dr Lewis Mayo
This subject is an advanced unit introducing the techniques of Chinese newspaper analysis for fields such as politics, international affairs, intellectual debates etc. Students will use current reading materials to study a range of social and political affairs in the People"s Republic of China. On completion of the subject students should be able to read news articles in Chinese with the aid of a dictionary. demonstrate a knowledge of issues of current importance for Chinese society. have an understanding of the function of news media in Chinese society. and develop analytical skills in dealing with Chinese material.
|Assessment:||Tests 50% (throughout the semester), a translation exercise,500 words 25% (due in week 12) and an essay of 1,500 words 25% (due in the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Materials supplied by the Institute.
|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:||Students who have completed 110-213, 110-460, 110-461, 110-260, 110-261, 110-041, 110-042, 110-043, 110-044, 110-121, 110-123, 110-039 (prior to 2007), and 110-040 (prior to 2007) are not eligible to enrol in this subject. This subject was previously offered as 110-185 Chinese News Analysis. Students who have completed 110-185 Chinese News Analysis are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Chinese) |
Chinese Language Major
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