Enrolments in this topic will occur via cross-institutional study at Charles Darwin University.This topic is part of the Chinese major, and is for students with little to no experience in spoken or written Chinese. Students with a background knowledge of Chinese (including Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and other regional dialects) are not permitted to enrol in this topic.
1 x 1-hour tutorial weekly 1 x 2-hour on-line tutorial weekly
CHIN2202 - Intermediate Chinese Part 2
Achieved level of language skills provided by CHIN2202
All students are strongly encouraged to attend the tutorial in order to improve their oral proficiency.
This is the first topic on written and spoken Mandarin Chinese for Upper Intermediate students. It will focus on expressing feelings, opinions, and concerns, and describing aspects of the world in greater detail in spoken Chinese, and writing in Chinese for simple purposes, such as notes, invitations and personal diaries.
This topic aims to:
develop students knowledge of and ability to use moderately complex grammatical structures and vocabulary in standard Mandarin Chinese
develop students ability to discuss themselves and the world around them in standard Mandarin Chinese
further develop students writing skills for everyday purposes
further develop students ability to participate in conversations in standard Mandarin Chinese
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
speak, read and write the more widely used types of grammatically simple, compound and complex sentences in standard Mandarin Chinese
express their feelings, opinions, and concerns in spoken standard Mandarin Chinese using culturally appropriate vocabulary and grammatical forms
describe aspects of the world in greater detail in spoken standard Mandarin Chinese using culturally appropriate vocabulary and grammatical forms
write in Chinese characters for everyday purposes, such as notes, invitations and personal diaries
use a spoken and written vocabulary of at least 1500 standard Mandarin words in conversation and in spoken and written exercises
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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