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CHI4990 - Language Study Abroad Program

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Lijian Hong


Overseas Summer semester A 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit will allow fourth-year students to complete the equivalent of one semester of Chinese language study in three weeks of intensive in-country study. The unit will be offered as part of the Monash in-country Chinese program conducted between December and February every year at the campus of Shanghai International Studies University, People's Republic of China. The level of the in-country unit in which the student enrols will be determined by the highest level of Chinese language study previously completed. Unit content will be equivalent to that of the corresponding unit within the Monash Chinese programs at Clayton and Peninsula.


Objectives of the Chinese Incountry Program units shall be similar to the equivalent Clayton-based Chinese Studies Program units.


Assessment criteria will differ in accordance with actual subjects studied in country. Written and oral work will be assessed by Chinese language staff of both Monash University and the host institution.

Contact hours

60 hours over 3 weeks


A placement test and/or interview may be required


Equivalent Monash Chinese language unit