JQU0046 - Basic Chinese 1

    Unit code: JQU0046 | Study level: TAFE
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    City Campus
    City Flinders
    Footscray Park
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    Overview
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    Overview

    This unit is designed to provide an introduction to Chinese with the emphasis on developing listening and speaking skills. Through the Chinese phonetic system, simple conversations, basic vocabulary and sentence patterns will be focused on so that a foundation to conduct a simple conversation is developed.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of Chinese language and its structure;
    2. Role-play basic greetings and expressions for daily communication;
    3. Apply basic structure in Chinese characters and recognize and write simple Chinese characters; and,
    4. Describe China’s contemporary culture and China's changing environment and current business practices.

    Assessment

    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment type: Test
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    Grade: Pass/Fail
    Written test
    Assessment type: Test
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    Grade: Pass/Fail
    Role-play scenario (spoken test)
    Assessment type: Test
    |
    Grade: Pass/Fail
    Listening comprehension

    Required reading

    The course is based on the textbook, Experience Chinese-Business Communication in Chinese and exercise book. Lecture notes, selected articles and case studies will be provided by or referred to by lecturer. Students will receive a book loan from Victoria Business Confucius Institute if required.

    As part of a course

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