The University of Tasmania has partnered with Macquarie University in the teaching of some languages. In place of this unit, please complete an application for Cross-Institutional Study and submit to UTAS UConnect to apply for cross-institutional enrolment in the equivalent Macquarie University unit.
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This unit develops competence in advanced spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). It is a workshop style, participatory language unit. The unit includes 1) discussions regarding grammar and 2) student and teacher-led exercises in speaking and listening, reading and writing. This unit builds on your previous study of Chinese in HMC101, 102, 219 and 220 to advance your competency in reading, writing and speaking Mandarin Chinese.
|Unit name||Chinese 3A|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Coordinator||Doctor Wei (Lucy) Li|
|Available as student 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|
* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
- Apply advanced Chinese grammatical rules to produce clear and accurate Mandarin Chinese prose .
- Converse in Mandarin Chinese on a range of topics with correct pronunciation and diction.
- Write on a range of social topics, using Mandarin Chinese in culturally appropriate language.
- Comprehend Chinese texts at an advanced level and understand the socio-cultural aspects involved.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Workshop, 50 minutes, Weekly (4 times)
|Assessment||Quizzes (30%)|Essay on Chinese movie (10%)|Final listening and speaking exam (20%)|Final written exam (20%)|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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