Faculty of Arts


CHINESE 100

Beginning Modern Chinese 1


Description

This course is designed to provide basic written and spoken skills in modern standard Chinese and is designed for students who have little or no prior knowledge of the language, normally not higher than NCEA 1. This course gradually and systematically introduces grammar and Chinese characters with tutorials four days a week to ensure the best learning results. By the end of the course, students are expected to communicate orally in Chinese on simple topics of everyday life, to read simple texts written in Chinese characters and to write about 150 Chinese characters.

Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Danping Wang

Reading/Texts

Integrated Chinese (Volume 1), Textbook (Fourth Edition), Yuehua Liu and Tao-chung Yao, et al.  Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company.  2017.

Web app

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CHINESE 100: 15.0 points

Restrictions

May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed    


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