Warning! This subjects requires on campus attendance. Refer to Special Requirements for more information.
Chinese Language 2A
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- utilise elementary structures and functions of the Chinese language in a variety of everyday contexts;
- demonstrate understanding of Chinese language and the use of forms and expressions in colloquial interaction at an elementary level;
- communicate with increased autonomy in Chinese with some depth on selected topics of everyday life through the composition of spoken and handwritten text; and
- apply extended knowledge of Chinese cultural and social norms and Chinese society.
- 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 2 subjects at 100-level in your chosen language (UNE-CHIN101 and UNE-CHIN102). Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for 2 of these subjects.
- Attendance requirements - There is a non-mandatory 2 day intensive school for this subject which students may choose to attend. This weekend school held at UNE Sydney Campus if sufficient students commit by the date specified by the unit coordinator. Dates for this intensive school to be advised.
- 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 subject is designed to build on previously established foundations of Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin). Your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in Chinese will be developed, as will your skills and strategies as a language learner. Attention is given both to the structures and patterns of the language, and also to its socio-cultural context, and you will be introduced to various aspects of Chinese culture, customs and society through studying spoken and written language texts.
Assessment 1 Language Assessment: 1250 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 2 Language Assessment: 1250 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3 Online participation and self-quizzes: 500 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 4 Take Home Exam: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Online participation and self-quizzes (10%)
- Language Assessment - Speaking, listening, grammar, reading, handwriting and translation tasks. (22%)
- Language Assessment - Speaking, listening, grammar, reading, handwriting and translation tasks. (23%)
- Final Examination - 2 hrs 15 mins. It is mandatory to pass the final examination in order to pass the subject (45%)
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