This unit is an introduction to basic communication skills in Modern Standard Chinese for beginners. Foundation work on pronunciation, pinyin romanisation, elementary grammar and the Chinese writing system will be followed by conversational drills, comprehension, reading and writing practice in Classwork and homework.
1x1hr lecture/week, 3x1hr tutorials/week
Classwork (equivalent to 100wd) (10%), 5xon-line or individual learning assignments (30 minutes each) (20%), 2xOral Presentations (3 minutes each) (40%), 2xwriting projects (1.5hrs each) (30%)
Recommended Co-requisites: CHNS1601Prohibitions
Chinese native speakers or HSC Chinese Background Speakers or CHNS2001 or CHNS2002 or CHNS3000 or CHNS3001