Courses & Units

Chinese 2A HMC219


HMC219 is designed to further develop competence in intermediate spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). The unit builds on students’ study in HMC101 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
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator Doctor Isabel Wang
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


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


International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

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

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
091515 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Teaching Pattern

On Campus

Weekly 1 hour recorded lecture

Weekly scheduled on-campus tutorials, 4 x 1 hour

Off Campus

Weekly 1 hour recorded lecture

Weekly scheduled tutorials, 4 x 1 hour online (zoom)


AssessmentAssessment Task 1: Online Quizzes (30%)|Assessment Task 3: Final Listening and Speaking Exam - non-invigilated (internally) (20%)|Assessment Task 4: Final Written Exam - non-invigilated (internally) (30%)|Assessment Task 2: Speaking Tasks (20%)
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