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Chinese for Business Purposes (A) - CHNS3608

Year - 2020

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 reading 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)

Assumed knowledge
Sound intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Chinese


CHNS2602 or CHNS2002


CHNS3601 or CHNS3603


HSC Chinese for Background Speakers or equivalent


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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