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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1061

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153361

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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 2023.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To further develop foundations for learning Chinese, and develop understanding of essential features of Chinese language and culture and intercultural communication skills in Chinese.

Course content

Students will develop core concepts related to the Chinese writing system and spoken language including vocabulary and language structures related to a range of everyday texts, contexts and topics. Students will become familar with grammatical concepts with a focus on language in use and cultural knowledge related to everyday social interactions and exploring diversity within  contemporary Chinese culture and society in order to appreciate contexts for communicating in Chinese.

Textbook(s)

Yip, P C & Rimmington, D 2009, Basic Chinese; a grammar and workbook , Second Edition, Routledge, Lomdon

Ross, C, B He, P Chen, M Ye 2010, The Routledge course in Modern Mandarin Chinese , First Edition, Routledge , New York

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LANG 1060 Chinese for Social Interaction

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL, ENGLISH AND MANDARIN
Seminar 2 x 2hours x 10 weeks
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)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* 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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