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Classical Chinese A - CHNS2611

Year - 2020

Foundation work in Classical Chinese, an ancient language that still plays a role in modern China and that often challenges Western notions of how languages behave. Students will develop a basic understanding of the grammar and vocabulary, thus equipping themselves for exploration of China's distinctive philosophical and literary traditions in the original language. They will undertake supplementary reading in English on a topic of their choice, thus enriching their knowledge of premodern Chinese culture.

3x1hr tutorials/week

Classwork (10%), 2x 30-minute tests (10%), 3x 40-minute tests (60%), 1xreading project resulting in 1500wd Essay (20%)


CHNS1102 or CHNS2602 or CHNS3602 or CHNS3604 or CHNS2601


HSC Chinese Background Speakers


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Chinese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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