An extension of the communicative approach seeking to develop linguistic skills appropriate to students’ future career and social needs.
The number of people who are learning Chinese as a second language is increasing very
rapidly. It is also the second most common language on the Internet. As China is an
increasingly important business partner of New Zealand, learning Chinese will give
you the edge over other candidates for a wide variety of jobs.
CHIN 335 is a continuation of CHIN 334 and continues to further develop students' language skills and understanding of Chinese culture and society.
|Paper title||Advanced Chinese 2|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$835.20|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,435.00|
- CHIN 334.
If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Confirm page or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
- CHIN 331
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Suitable for students specialising in any discipline.
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Paola Voci
- Paper Structure
- The weekly schedule for teaching and learning is the same as that of CHIN 334, except the requirement for watching authentic Chinese TV drama/movies is now a weekly task, and students must answer questions regarding what they have watched. The paper also encourages students to read texts in other Chinese text books of an advanced level. Towards the end of the semester students will be led to read Chinese short stories in the original language. The teaching is interactive between the instructor and students, and every class hour involves students gaining practice in listening, speaking, writing and reading.
- Weijia Huang and Qun Ao. Chinese Language and Culture: an Intermediate Reader (Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2002). (Available at the University Book Shop)
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, lifelong learning, communication, cultural understanding, self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- By participating in lectures and tutorials, completing the assigned homework and via
other independent learning activities (practice with Language Perfect, meetings with
language match partners and exercises based on suggested online resources), students
- An advanced-level understanding of the Chinese language structure
- Increased confidence in their conversational skills
- Advanced reading and writing skills
- A written vocabulary of about 2500 words
- The ability to express opinions and describe and narrate events/stories
- The capacity to read authentic texts independently
- Teaching method
- This paper is taught On Campus
- Learning management system
|Weeks: 28-34,36-41||Mon : 10:00-11:50
Wed : 11:00-11:50
|Weeks: 28-34,36-41||Fri : 11:00-11:50|