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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr. Hui Huang


This unit continues the overview of the important sentence structures of modern standard Chinese begun in Chinese 1 Accelerated. It continues to provide training in formal grammatical structures and vocabulary to further develop students' literacy. An oral component is also included.


  1. To be able to recognise an additional 400 Chinese characters (900 in total) .
  2. To be able to write an additional 400 Chinese characters (900 in total).
  3. To gain an understanding of the basic syntax system of Modern Standard Chinese and of the similarities between it and English.
  4. To acquire comprehension skills necessary to read simple modern vernacular texts.
  5. To acquire basic Chinese word processing skills.
  6. To further develop oral profiency


Oral test and class performance: (15%)
Written work and tests: (50%)
Examination: 2 hours (35%)

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures per week and Two 1-hour tutorials per week




ATS1002, ATS1022, ATS2002, ATS2022, APG4002, APG4022, APG5002, APG5022