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|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Coordinator||Doctor Lucy Li|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Compose sentences and passages in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese, using relatively complex grammatical structures.
- Convey in writing ideas and intentions in relation to a given topic.
- Verbally express opinions and observations on given topics, using language considered socially and culturally appropriate by native speakers of Mandarin Chinese.
- 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|
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Weekly 1 hour recorded lecture
Weekly scheduled on-campus tutorials, 4 x 1 hour
Weekly 1 hour recorded lecture
Weekly scheduled tutorials, 4 x 1 hour online (zoom)
|Assessment||Assessment Task 1: 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%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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