Courses & Units

Chinese 1A HMC101

Hobart, Launceston


This is a beginner only unit and a placement test may be required to verify beginner status.


Develops competence in beginners spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). Unit includes grammar lectures, student- and teacher-led tutorials and speaking and listening, reading and writing, and a session on Chinese history and society.


Unit name Chinese 1A
Unit code HMC101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
School of Humanities
Discipline Asian Languages and Studies
Coordinator Dr Isabel Wang
Teaching staff

Dr I Wang

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 091515

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr lecture , 3 x 1-hr tutorials weekly (13 wks), 1 x 1 tutorial (online)


Weekly exercises (20%), continuous assessment of aural/oral work (40%), final aural/oral exam (20%), final 2-hr written exam(20%)

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