Advanced Chinese: Writing
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- 27 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
write in Chinese with increasing confidence at an intermediate to advanced level of accuracy and appropriateness acceptable to a native speaker of Chinese (includes the use of handwritten Chinese characters);
apply knowledge of the differences between the style and conventions of written discourse in Chinese and English;
demonstrate competence in planning, composing and writing a set range of text types appropriate for practical purposes; and
critically reflect on language development and choice of words and structure in further developing competence to an intermediate level.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s. First language (Chinese) speakers may not enrol in Chinese language units except when required for (school) teaching accreditation in Australian states and territories.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This advanced level subject is for students who have either gained a distinction or above in a full second year of Chinese study, or have completed three years of study or the equivalent. It is also suitable for students who have Chinese-speaking backgrounds. The subject will assist you to develop your Chinese writing ability as well as your familiarity with Chinese written conventions. Chinese and English writing style and conventions will be compared. Through various types of exercises you will learn to write text appropriate for both academic and practical purposes, covering a variety of different styles and genres. You will learn to write in Chinese with confidence at an advanced level of accuracy and appropriateness acceptable to a native speaker of Chinese; this includes the use of handwritten Chinese characters.
Assessment 1: Language Assessment 1. 1250 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 2: Language Assessment 2. 1750 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3: Take Home Exam. It is mandatory to pass this component in order to pass the unit. 2 hrs 15 mins. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1- 4
- Assessment 1: Language Assessment 1. 1250 words (equivalent). Written assessment, character-based, requiring handwritten Chinese characters. (25%)
- Assessment 2: Language Assessment 2. 1750 words (equivalent). Written assessment, character based, requiring handwritten Chinese characters. (35%)
- Assessment 3: Take Home Exam. It is mandatory to pass this component in order to pass the unit. 2 hrs 15 mins. (40%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 09 Jun 23
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