Chinese Language 2B
Your upfront cost: $0
- 26 Jun 2023
The University of New England is the only Australian public university to be awarded the maximum 5 stars for Overall Experience by the Good Universities Guide, 13 years in a row. UNE has delivered distance education since 1955—that’s longer than any other Australian university. Perhaps that’s why students continue to rate UNE so highly for student satisfaction and teaching quality. With over 170 degrees offered online, and more than 20,000 online students, UNE is the expert in online education.
Learn more about UNE.
QS Ranking 2022
Times Higher Education Ranking 2022
Our student advisors are here to guide you with:
- Enrolling and eligibility
- Fee and loan information
- Credit and recognition for prior learning
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
further utilise elementary structures and functions of the Chinese language in a variety of everyday contexts;
demonstrate further understanding of Chinese language and the use of forms and expressions in colloquial interaction at an elementary level;
communicate with increasing autonomy in Chinese with some depth on further selected topics of everyday life through the composition of spoken and handwritten text;
apply extended knowledge of Chinese cultural and social norms and Chinese society; and
accurately translate simple texts from Chinese to English, and sentences from English to Chinese.
- 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)
Candidature in the Diploma in Modern Languages 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.
- 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 follows on from the first trimester 200-level unit in Chinese, and is designed to complete your basic grounding in Modern Standard Chinese. Your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in Chinese will be further developed, as will your skills and strategies as a language learner. Attention will be given both to the structures and patterns of the language, as well as to its socio-cultural context, and various aspects of Chinese culture, customs and society are introduced through studying spoken and written language texts.
Assessment 1 Language Assessment: 1250 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Assessment 2 Language Assessment: 1250 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 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 1-5
- Online participation and self-quizzes (10%)
- Language Assessment 1 - Speaking, listening, grammar, reading, handwriting and translation tasks (22%)
- Language Assessment 2 - Speaking, listening, grammar, reading, handwriting and translation tasks. (23%)
- Take Home Exam - 2 hrs 15 mins It is mandatory to pass the exam in order to pass the unit. (45%)
Current study term: 25 Jun 23 to 06 Oct 23
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.