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CHNS1102: Chinese 1B (For Beginners)

This unit is a continuation of Chinese 1A. Emphasis will be on grammar patterns that facilitate speaking and reading skills. On completion, students should have a good grasp of common grammatical patterns and be able to communicate with Chinese native speakers in daily contexts.

Code CHNS1102
Academic unit Chinese Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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CHNS1101
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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Chinese native speakers or CHNS3000 or CHNS3001 or CHNS2001 or CHNS2002
Assumed knowledge:
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One semester of Chinese at introductory level

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. master the pronunciation of modern standard Chinese, including the tones
  • LO2. use the basic structure of the grammar of modern standard Chinese
  • LO3. communicate in Chinese in a variety of everyday situations
  • LO4. demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture and customs
  • LO5. demonstrate an insight into, and an interest in, Chinese studies.