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CHNS3603: Advanced Chinese 1

This unit of study provides advanced training in modern Chinese language, with a focus on reading. By studying a range of literary and non-literary texts, graded for difficulty, students will acquire the reading skills necessary for advanced work in Chinese Studies. They will enrich their knowledge of Chinese as a vehicle for discussion of important issues, while developing their own skills in oral and written expression of relatively complex subject matter.

Code CHNS3603
Academic unit Chinese Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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CHNS2002 or CHNS3602 or HSC Chinese in Context
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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HSC Chinese and Literature

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

  • LO1. continue improving your generic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing
  • LO2. expand your knowledge of contemporary Chinese society and be able to communicate in Chinese on various issues concerning everyday life
  • LO3. improve your ability to read authentic Chinese texts, including comprehension and analytical skills
  • LO4. develop effective writing skills, and be able to express yourself in more advanced and sophisticated Chinese
  • LO5. exercise team work skills and be able to collaborate with team mates.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.