Faculty of Arts


CHINESE 101

Beginning Modern Chinese 2


Description

This course is the continuation of CHINESE 100. It continues to use the textbooks from CHINESE 100 and to further provide basic written and spoken skills in modern standard Chinese (Mandarin, Putonghua, Guoyu, Hanyu).

Students who enrol in this course should typically:

  • Know how to greet, talk about families, time and hobbies, and welcome visitors
  • Know approximately 200 vocabulary items
  • Be able to write about 150 characters

This course trains students in all four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. It aims to provide Chinese learners with a solid foundation in grammar, vocabulary and conversational skills. 

By the end of the course, students are expected to attain the Novice High level on the ACTFL proficiency scale (approximates to the CEFR language level A1).

Availability 2019

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Karen Huang

Reading/Texts

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

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CHINESE 101: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

CHINESE 100

Restrictions

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


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