Undergraduate | CUR-CHN330 | 2023
Proficient Chinese: Language Variations
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 13 weeks
- 29 May 2023,
- 27 Nov 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- conduct collaborative and self-directed conversations in a manner appropriate to the customs of Chinese speaking communities
- extract information from audio and print sources and reproduce main points orally and in writing
- compose and present detailed text on subjects related to familiar social situations and personal experience
- demonstrate appropriate language and etiquette across different cultural and social situations
- Computer and Internet
- Working Part-time
- Education & Parenting
- Travelling & China's Geographic Landscape
This subject further develops intercultural communicative competence in the Chinese language through collaborative and self-directed learning activities. Students will acquire linguistic and cultural skills in handling a wide range of topics and social situations. They will be encouraged to express opinions, conduct discussions and present reports in a socially and culturally appropriate manner. Relevant cultural and social issues related to the Chinese speaking communities will be explored and discussed to enable effective communication with Chinese speakers.
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- Recorded presentation (35%)
- Language practice and reflection (40%)
- eTest (25%)
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No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees
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