2006 HMC101 Chinese 1A

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HMC101 H,L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 27-FEB-2006 23-MAR-2006 17-APR-2006 02-JUN-2006
Sem 1 L On Campus 27-FEB-2006 23-MAR-2006 17-APR-2006 02-JUN-2006

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R2B] [R3A]
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Develops competence in basic spoken and written Chinese (simplified characters). Oral/aural classes, language laboratory sessions and video classes as well as reading and writing classes all feature in the learning of Chinese.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: weekly exercises (20%), continuous assessment of aural/oral work (40%), end semester oral exam (20%), 1-hr test in June (20%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Sem 1; 2x1-hr lectures , 3x1-hr tutorials weekly (13 wks)

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Video conferencing - H,L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

M.Excl HMC100

Beijing Language Institute, Elementary Chinese Readers 1, revised edn, Sinolingua, Beijing, 1994
Manser et al, Concise English-Chinese, Chinese-English Dictionary, 2nd edn, Commercial Press and OUP, Beijing and Oxford, 1999
Lin Zheng, Supplementary Materials for HMC100, Univ of Tasmania, 2004 (to be purchased through the School)

Recommended Texts
Mobo Gao, Mandarin Chinese: An Introduction, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2000
Mobo Gao, A Reference Grammar of Mandarin Chinese, Q'land XACT Publ, 2000

STAFF: Mr Tao Min, tutors

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