Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

School

Languages & Cultures School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

2 Lecture hours

Prerequisite

CHIN3210 or equivalent

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Diagnostic quizzes, Reflective essay, Contrastive analysis, Participation and attendance

Course coordinator

Dr Wendy Jiang

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course focuses on contrastive analysis of morphological, syntactic, discourse, pragmatic and cognitive aspects of Chinese and English. It also analyses errors in Chinese interlanguage produced by English speaking learners and explores pedagogical approaches to effectively teach Chinese vocabulary and grammar to native English speakers. The purpose of this course is to raise awareness of potential difficult areas for English speaking learners in their learning of Chinese as a second language.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile