Introduction to Business Chinese for students with sound intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese. This unit provides basic training in oral and written communication skills for effective communication in different Chinese business contexts. Students will gain practical linguistic knowledge and cultural awareness by simulating business scenarios and reding texts on business related topics such as commencing career in the business world, playing the role of a new employee, understanding company structures, establishing relationships with colleagues and clients, etc. Students will also develop their critical thinking and analysis skills by reflecting on authentic business cases.
3 class hours per week: 1 x lecture, 2 x tutorials
Participation (10%); In-class test (35%, 1500wds); Writing assignments (20%, 1500wds); Oral group presentation (20%, 1000wds); Vocabulary quizzes (15%, 500wds)
Sound intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese
CHNS2602 or CHNS2002Co-requisites
CHNS3601 or CHNS3603Prohibitions
HSC Chinese for Background Speakers or equivalent