Chinese 2C

Subject CHIN20010 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

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

This subject is not offered in 2011.

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: CHIN10006 Chinese 1B or equivalent.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None.
Non Allowed Subjects: None.
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


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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.

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).

Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Prescribed Texts:

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

Recommended Texts:


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

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