* 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).
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.
ASSESSMENT: weekly exercises (20%), continuous assessment of aural/oral work (40%), end semester oral exam (20%), 1-hr test in June (20%)
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
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
A Reference Grammar of Mandarin Chinese, Q'land XACT Publ, 2000
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