Follows on from Chinese Language IIA to complete students' basic grounding in Modern Standard Chinese. Speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in Chinese are further developed, as are students' skills and strategies as a language learner. Attention is 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.
- Chinese language in a variety of contexts
- Conversing with Chinese speakers
- Chinese culture: customs, festivals, scholarly arts, tourism and leisure
- Geography and statistics of China
- Passive and conditional sentences
- Resultative complements
- Expressing sequences of actions or events
- Two-part sentences
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||use Chinese appropriately in a variety of contexts relating to daily life and personal expression||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||demonstrate improving speaking and listening skills||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||recognise and use simple forms of most of the major grammatical structures of Chinese||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||recognise and write at least 1000 words in Chinese characters||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|5||accurately translate simple texts from Chinese to English, and sentences from English to Chinese||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|6||how awareness and use of a variety of skills and strategies as a language learner.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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