Undergraduate | UNE-CHIN102 | 2023
Chinese Language 1B
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 16 weeks
- 26 June 2023
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- participate appropriately in simple conversations at an introductory level of Chinese (Mandarin);
- recognise and produce the sounds and tones of Modern Standard Chinese with increasing accuracy;
- use the pinyin system of romanisation with increasing accuracy;
- read and write in Chinese handwriting, simple passages in Chinese of at least 150 characters in length; and
- demonstrate some accuracy in using a limited range of basic sentence patterns, vocabulary, and cultural knowledge, at an introductory level of Chinese proficiency.
- 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.
To future proof your career in a global market, join the 1.4 billion people across the world who know how to speak Mandarin. This subject continues your introduction to Modern Standard Chinese. The topics and situations covered are useful ones related to the practicalities of daily life in China. Your listening and speaking skills will improve, and you will learn to use many further types of simple sentence patterns. You will develop greater confidence in writing and reading Chinese, and significantly extend the number of characters you can recognise and write.
Language Assessment 1: 1000 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5;
Language Assessment 2: 1000 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5;
Online Assessment: 500 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Online participation and self-quizzes. Relates to Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 5;
Take Home Exam: 2hrs 15mins. Assessment Notes: It is mandatory to pass this component in order to pass the unit. Relates to Learning Outcomes 3-5.
- Language Assessment 1 (20%)
- Language Assessment 2 (20%)
- Online Assessment (10%)
- Take Home Exam - 2 hrs 15 mins (50%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).
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- 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
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Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
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