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CHNS3000: Chinese for Native Speakers 1

The unit meets the needs of students who have passed HSC Chinese (Background Speakers) or have completed a major part of their secondary education in Chinese. The unit aims to teach advanced Chinese communication skills, critical thinking and research skills, and sensitises students to differences between Chinese and English languages and discourses. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from various media and literary sources, covering topics of contemporary interest.

Code CHNS3000
Academic unit Chinese Studies
Credit points 6
CHNS1101 or CHNS1102 or CHNS2001 or CHNS2002 or CHNS2601 or CHNS2602

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

  • LO1. demonstrate advanced Chinese communicative skills in writing and professional presentation
  • LO2. appreciate Chinese rhetoric and discoursal features with reference to Chinese cultural history
  • LO3. demonstrate an ability to analyse authentic Chinese writings from critical perspectives
  • LO4. demonstrate an ability to organise a piece of mini research by library research and develop logic arguments with detailed support ideas.