Courses & Units

Chinese 3A HMC319



The University of Tasmania is excited to partner with Macquarie University for the teaching of our German major. Macquarie University is one of Australia’s leading universities in the study of languages.

This advanced Chinese language unit will be taught online via our partnership with Macquarie University. To do this please enrol in HMC319 via UTAS eStudent, and then we will contact you with details about how to access the equivalent unit at Macquarie University.


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
Unit code HMC319
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages

Dr. Lucy Li

Teaching staff

Vienna Li

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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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

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply advanced Chinese grammatical rules to produce clear and accurate Mandarin Chinese prose.
  2. Converse in Mandarin Chinese on a range of topics with correct pronunciation and diction.
  3. Write on a range of social topics, using Mandarin Chinese in culturally appropriate language.


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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Mutual Exclusions

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


Teaching Pattern

Lecture (1 x 1 hour)
Weekly tutorial (2 x 1 hour)


Task 1: Speaking tests x 2 (10%)

Task 2: Written assignment x 2 (10%)

Task 3: Listening quizzes x 2 (10%)

Task 4: Reading and grammar test x 2 (20%)

Task 5: Final listening and speaking exam (20%)

Task 6: Final written exam (30%)

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