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AIC390 - Advanced Intensive Chinese In-Country

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Enrolment quotas apply to this unit.  Please refer to the Chinese in-country webpage for update information.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 In-Country Language Program

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Guo-Qiang Liu


Students must contact the Unit Chair, or Arts and Education, Student Services prior to enrolling in this unit.



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

In-Country Language Program: Students are required to attend 19 hours per week for 6 weeks.


Content of this unit includes topics on modern Chinese literature, history of Chinese literature, ancient Chinese philosophers and philosophical thoughts, comparative studies of Chinese and western cultures, and English – Chinese translating. By studying these topics, students will explore the Chinese language and Chinese culture in depth, and practise and enhance their language skills while developing their understanding of the Chinese culture and their capacity for critical thinking on and evaluation of issues confronting China in its history and in its contemporary society.


Assignment 2000 words essay 40%

Written examination 40%, report of 2000 words 20%

(80% class attendance is required to pass this unit)

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