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AIC287 - Intensive Chinese In-Country A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

This unit is not available to speakers of Chinese as a first language.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 In-Country Language Program

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Unit chair:

Guo-Qiang Liu

Prerequisite:Permission from unit chair


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access.


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


This unit aims at extending and deepening students' Chinese language skills and improving their understanding of the Chinese culture by studying and using Chinese in a target language environment. It is conducted over a six-week period in December, January or February in China, and available to students who have completed first level Chinese or equivalent. Students will be expected to practise Chinese syntax and morphology, extend their capacity to use graded oral and written syntactic and discourse structures, enhance their ability to use idiomatic speech, and acquire greater understanding of the Chinese society in a variety of contexts in which Chinese is used.


Assignment 2000 words 20%

Task-based exercises 3000 words 30%

Final oral examination 20%

Final written examination 30%

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

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