CHIN353-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Chinese Language 3-C

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

Description

CHIN353 builds on the language skills acquired in CHIN352 and further develops and consolidates the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Chinese. The course will use texts (both written texts and video clips) aimed at the native Chinese speakers. It covers a wide range of topics, including indigenous issues and Chinese culture and society. For developing writing and speaking skills, students will be required to do oral presentation, conduct student-led discussions, and write two short essays in Chinese.

This course builds on the language skills acquired in CHIN352 and further develops and consolidates the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in Chinese. The course will use texts (written texts or video clips) aimed at the native Chinese speakers, introducing expressions for discussion of indigenous issues, and Chinese language. For developing writing and speaking skills, students will be required to do oral presentation, conduct student-led discussions, and write two short essays in Chinese.

There are four contact hours in the form of classroom teaching each week during term time. There is a total of 48 contact hours in this course, in which four general topics will be covered: indigenous people, family, evolution of Chinese language and classical Chinese. Each topic has 12 contact hours, in which the scheduled presentations and discussions are included. ‘Learn’ is used for course management.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Engaged with the community

Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

CHIN352 or
placement test

Restrictions

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 A8 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 A4 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Mengping Cheng

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Online discussion 20% Online discussion
Student-led discussions 30% Student-led discussions
Term essays 30% Term essays
Term presentations 20% Term presentations

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,597.00

International fee $7,200.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All CHIN353 Occurrences

  • CHIN353-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022