97116 Chinese Business and Administrative Language8cp
Requisite(s): 97110 Twentieth Century Chinese Fiction OR 97113 Chinese Culture and Heritage OR 97112 Language in Chinese Screen Studies OR 97109 Communicating About Chinese Media
Students develop advanced levels of specialised linguistic proficiency in Modern Standard Chinese. Students are introduced to a wide range of business and administrative genres, styles and forms of writings that are frequently used in formal communication in the Chinese environment. These range from business letter, job interview and public speech genres, to business planning and policy writing conventions. Students learn the styles of formal writing, build up a vocabulary for business purposes, and practice writing and speaking techniques through a series of assessments that are intended to enhance students’ intercultural awareness and employability in an international and cross-cultural business environment.
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