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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1060

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153360

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2022.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To introduce the Chinese language and culture and develop knowledge and skills necessary to learn and communicate in Chinese as a second or additional language. 

Course content

Students will develop an introductory level understanding of the essential features of Chinese language, culture and communication. This will include features of the Chinese writing system and spoken language as well as an overview of the nature of Chinese language structures. They will develop an understanding of the grammatical concepts with a focus on language in use, vocabulary related to everyday topics and social contexts' aspects of contemporary Chinese culture and society relevant to everyday contexts for communicating in Chinese.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL, ENGLISH AND MANDARIN
Seminar 2 x 2hours x 10weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST, ENGLISH AND MANDARIN
Seminar 2 x 2hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL, ENGLISH AND MANDARIN
Presentation 2500 words (equivalent) 60% N/A
Portfolio 2000 words 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST, ENGLISH AND MANDARIN
Presentation 2500 words (equivalent) 60% N/A
Portfolio 2000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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