University of Technology Sydney

97101 Chinese Language and Culture 1

8cp; 2 x 1.5hr seminar each week; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Anti-requisite(s): 97114 Developing Chinese Reading and Writing Skills 1


This subject provides students who have no prior knowledge of the Chinese language with basic reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. Students learn Pinyin, the official transcription system, to guide their pronunciation. Students develop vocabulary by approximately 200 Chinese words. The subject also facilitates an understanding of and engagement with the sociocultural contexts in which the Chinese language is used. Students demonstrate intercultural understanding and engagement, by recognising, exploring, interpreting and moving between the languages and practices of two or more cultures. Students take an active part in collaborative learning activities to practice and consolidate their language skills.

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Autumn session, City campus

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