Faculty of Arts


CHINESE 300

Advanced Modern Chinese 1


Description

This course builds on the knowledge you have gained over the previous years of studying Chinese and aims to help you develop independent and confident skills as a learner and user of Chinese in a Chinese speaking environment. 

This course covers Chapters 7-12 of the textbook, where you will read about various aspects of Chinese society, culture, politics, literature and history. This course will strengthen your knowledge of Chinese grammar and vocabulary and develop your skills in both written and spoken Chinese. You will also develop a deeper knowledge about Chinese language and China.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s)  Margaret Lee

Reading/Texts

Lee, Margaret & Robert Sanders. Transitional Chinese: From the Wading Pool to the Swimming Pool.

Recommended Reading

Recommended dictionaries:

  • DeFrancis, John & Zhang Yanyin. 2010. ABC Chinese-English/English-Chinese Dictionary. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press (2010).
  • Manser Martin H, ed. Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary. Oxford University Press (1999).

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

CHINESE 300: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

CHINESE 201

Restrictions

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


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