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CHNS2602: Chinese Lower Intermediate 2

2024 unit information

Continuation of CHNS2601, with similar workload. Rapid enhancement and expansion of essential Chinese-language skills (proficiency in listening and speaking, reading comprehension, dictionary use, character knowledge, etc.). On completion of this unit of study, students be able to read Chinese-language materials of limited complexity and to discuss their content orally and write short compositions.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Chinese Studies

Code CHNS2602
Academic unit Chinese Studies
Credit points 6
HSC Chinese Continuers more than 80 or HSC Chinese in Context or HSC Chinese and Literature
Assumed knowledge:
One and a half years of university-level Chinese-language instruction for students without prior knowledge of Chinese

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

  • LO1. use up to about 800 Chinese characters
  • LO2. understand more complex Chinese grammatical features and idiomatic expressions
  • LO3. read fluently within your increased vocabulary range
  • LO4. develop reading skills for unfamiliar as well as familiar contexts
  • LO5. narrate simple stories, present ideas, and argue for and against opinions in both spoken and written Chinese
  • LO6. develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture and customs.

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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