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CHNS2002: Chinese 2D ( Advanced Beginners)

2024 unit information

This unit of study has been designed for background speakers of Chinese languages who have taken the first semester of this stream or know about 500 characters. The objective is rapid development of Chinese language proficiency to equip students for advanced work in Chinese studies. Emphases will include reading and writing skills and standard pronunciation.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Chinese Studies

Code CHNS2002
Academic unit Chinese Studies
Credit points 6
CHNS3000 or otherwise native or near-native reading, writing, and speaking capacity
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. understand Chinese writing as well as the pinyin system
  • LO2. understand the foundations of modern standard Chinese grammar
  • LO3. read simple texts in Chinese characters
  • LO4. discuss issues and present ideas in written and spoken Chinese
  • LO5. understand Mandarin (Putonghua) pronunciation
  • LO6. demonstrate an understanding of Chinese studies through embedded culture and history.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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