Courses & Units

Chinese 2B HMC220

Hobart, Launceston



HMC220 is designed to further develop students’ skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening of Chinese language from the foundation of HMC101/2 Chinese 1A and 1B and following on in sequence from HMC219 Chinese 2A. The focus is to expand vocabulary range and learn more complex grammatical structures and sentence patterns associated with real-life topics.


Unit name Chinese 2B
Unit code HMC220
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 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 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 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Compose sentences and passages in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese, using relatively complex grammatical structures.
  2. Convey in writing ideas and intentions in relation to a given topic.
  3. Verbally express opinions and observations on given topics, using language considered socially and culturally appropriate by native speakers of Mandarin Chinese.
  4. Develop skills for independently learning Mandarin Chinese.


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091515 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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Teaching Pattern

1x1 hr lecture, 4x1 hr tutorial weekly


Assessment task 1: Quizzes (30%)

Assessment Task 2: Speaking tasks (20%)

Assessment Task 3: Final listening and speaking exam (20%)

Assessment Task 4: Final written exam (30%)

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