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CHNS3611: Chinese for Specific Purposes 1

This unit of study is intended for students who have advanced competence of Modern Standard Chinese and wish to study the language for specific purposes. The unit provides training in basic knowledge of Chinese terms, etiquette and ethics in different professions, such as medicine, law, engineering and business. It will enhance students' presentation and communication skills in different social and professional contexts. It will also help them develop a general understanding of inter-professional knowledge in Chinese and enhance their analytical and critical thinking skills.

Code CHNS3611
Academic unit Chinese Studies
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. master and demonstrate basic knowledge of Chinese terms, etiquette and ethics in different professions
  • LO2. demonstrate a mastery of Chinese terms and language usage relating to different professions in particular and Chinese society in general
  • LO3. give oral presentations related to the students’ own major specialisation
  • LO4. design and conduct mini research studies
  • LO5. read and write Chinese-language reports and essays related to specific purposes
  • LO6. use professional Chinese confidently for specific purposes