Courses & Units

Chinese 2A HMC219

Hobart, Launceston


Placement test may be required to determine proficiency level


HMC219 is designed to further develop competence in intermediate spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). The unit builds on students’ study in HMC101/XBR119 and HMC102. It introduces new grammar and vocabulary as well as examples of real-world language use to develop their Chinese to an intermediate level.


Unit name Chinese 2A
Unit code HMC219
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages

Dr. Isabel Wang

Teaching staff

Dr. Isabel Wang

Level Intermediate
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 Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Compose grammatically correct sentences (correct word order and sentence structure) in both written and verbal communication.
  2. Converse in Chinese using knowledge and skills acquired on a range of topics involving learned materials.
  3. Understand the socio-cultural aspects of Chinese language involving learned materials.
  4. Identify strategies and techniques for independently learning Mandarin Chinese.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 091515

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Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

1x1 hr lecture, 4x1 hr tutorial weekly


Task 1: Listening quizzes x 2 (20%)

Task 2: Final listening and speaking exam (20%)

Task 3: Reading and writing quizzes x 3 (30%)

Task 4: Speaking tests x 4 (10%)

Task 5: Final exam (20%)

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