CHIN 2202 - Chinese IIB
North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2021
General Course Information
Course Code CHIN 2202 Course Chinese IIB Coordinating Unit Centre for Asian Studies Term Semester 2 Level Undergraduate Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Up to 4 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Prerequisites CHIN 2001 or CHIN 2201 Incompatible CHIN 2002 Assumed Knowledge At least 650 Chinese characters and basic Chinese grammar patterns Course Description This course is a continuation of Chinese IIA. It consists of tuition in speaking, listening to, writing and reading modern standard Chinese. This course further extends students' knowledge of basic grammar, vocabulary and structures found in the spoken and written forms of contemporary Chinese. The main emphasis is on building up vocabulary and reading experience as a basis for studying contemporary Chinese society and culture. It is anticipated that by the end of the course students will know around 900 Chinese characters and most commonly used Chinese grammar patterns.
Course Coordinator: Dr Ning ZhangContact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1 acquire knowledge and understanding of the basic vocabulary and grammar 2 develop skills in reading and comprehending essays in Chinese on topics covered in the course 3 construct, write and type sentences and short texts in Chinese on the topics covered in the course 4 apply basic skills to use paper references and online resources for studying Chinese language independently 5 develop interpersonal and communication skills through group/peer discussion and assignment in both Chinese and English 6 be more aware of the different ways of seeing the world through cultural/social issue topics in the course 7 Be more aware of cultural respect, differences and diversity and will have more knowledge and understanding of the issues involving intercultural communication and develop culturally appropriate manner with Chinese native speakers
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
1-3,6 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
2,4,5 Teamwork and communication skills
- developed from, with, and via the SGDE
- honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
- encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
5-7 Career and leadership readiness
- technology savvy
- professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
- forward thinking and well informed
- tested and validated by work based experiences
2-6 Intercultural and ethical competency
- adept at operating in other cultures
- comfortable with different nationalities and social contexts
- able to determine and contribute to desirable social outcomes
- demonstrated by study abroad or with an understanding of indigenous knowledges
5-7 Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
- open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
- able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
Modern Chinese Textbook IB second edition Better Chinese LLC
Modern Chinese Workbook IB second edition Better Chinese LLC
Modern Chinese Textbook 2A 2013 Better Chinese LLC
Modern Chinese Workbook 2A 2013 Better Chinese LLC
Recommended ResourcesChinese-English and English-Chinese dictionaries
Online LearningAll lectures will be pre-recorded and uploaded via Echo 360 online.
The MyUni site will be used to announce upcoming curricular and extracurricular events and host supplementary material. The site will help students and lecturers to communicate outside of class and help students prepare for tutorials. Feedback will be given on MyUni Grade Centre.
Regular quizzes and final test will be conducted online via MyUni.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesCommunicative skills will be developed through a task-oriented, activity-based approach. Students will be encouraged to participate actively at every stage of learning. Audio/visual materials presenting social situations and cultural settings will bring a degree of realism into the classroom. Learning strategies will be taught explicitly and linked to specific language-learning tasks. Wherever possible, the course will integrate linguistic learning with cultural learning to achieve the dual goal of language development and improvement in the four skill areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening and intercultural understanding and mediation.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.
1 x 2-hour online lecture (or equivalent) per week 24 hours per semester 1 x 2-hour tutorial (or equivalent) per week 24 hours per semester 6 hours reading/practise per week 48 hours per semester 2 hours research per week 48 hours per semester 2 hours assignment preparation per week 12 hours per semester TOTAL WORKLOAD 156 hours per semester
Learning Activities Summary
This course will cover Unit 16 of Modern Chinese IB and Units 1-4 of Modern Chinese 2A.
Schedule Week 1 Lesson 1 (Chatting Online) of Unit 16 Week 2 Lesson 2 ï¼Have a Safe Trip) of Unit 16 Week 3 Lesson 1 (Weather) of Unit 1 Week 4 Lesson 2 (Travel & Climate) of Unit 1 Week 5 Lesson 1 (Applying to Study Abroad) of Unit 2 Week 6 Lesson 1 of Unit 2 ï¼continuedï¼ Week 7 Lesson 2 (Joining a Student Club) of Unit 2 Week 8 Lesson 1 (Living On-campus or Off-campus) of Unit 3 Week 9 Lesson 2 (Apartment Hunting) of Unit 3 Week 10 Lesson 1 (Shopping Online) of Unit 4 Week 11 Lesson 2 (Returning merchandise) of Unit 4 Week 12 Revision and Oral Assessment
Specific Course RequirementsStudents are expected to attend all tutorials.
Small Group Discovery ExperienceSmall group discovery is an integral part of the learning process. Techniques such as small group discussion, role plays, Think-Pair-Share will be used regularly in tutorials. Part of the oral test involves pair work.
The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:
- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
- Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
- Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
Assessment task Task type Due Weighting Course learning outcomes Online quizes Formative & summative Wk 2-5, 8-11 10% 1-3 Mid-semester online test summative Wk 6 25% 1-7 Short Essay Summative To be scheduled in tutorials 15% 1,3,4,6 Oral presentation Summative To be scheduled in tutorials 20% 1-7 Online final test Summative To be scheduled in tutorials 30% 1-7
Assessment Related RequirementsStudents are expected to view online pre-recorded lectures before attending tutorials each week.
Students who have missed a Weekly online quiz on medical or compassionate reasons should notify the course coordinator before or immediately after the quiz time, and the mark for that mentioned case can be waived.
For the mid-semester test, essay, oral presentation, and final test, request for extension of submision or replacement test, student must lodge an application for extension/replacement test in compliance with the University's MACA policy. The policy and forms can be found at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/3303/ . All applications for extension of deadline or replacement test must be submitted to the Faculty of Arts within the time limit required by the policy.
Failure to follow the regulations above will lead to no marks for the assessment.
Online quiz - 10% weighting, including listening, given in most of the weeks of the semester, assess students’ ability to understand and use new words and texts learned during the past week.
Mid-Semester online test - 25% weighting, including listening, writing and reading with a focus on listening and writing using newly learned expressions and sentence structures.
Short essay - 15% weighting. Students will be required to write one short essay, and submit it electronically through Turnitin as appropriate.
Oral presentation - 20% weighting. Students will conduct oral presentation in groups in virtual or face to face mode in tutorial class in Week 11 or 12.
Final online test - 30% weighting, assesses students' knowledge and use of vocabulary and grammar covered up to Week 11. The online written test will be given in Week 12.
Online quizes and tests are given online via MyUni.
Essay Sbmission through Turnitin on MyUni.
Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:
M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.
Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.
Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.
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SELTs are an important source of information to inform individual teaching practice, decisions about teaching duties, and course and program curriculum design. They enable the University to assess how effectively its learning environments and teaching practices facilitate student engagement and learning outcomes. Under the current SELT Policy (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/101/) course SELTs are mandated and must be conducted at the conclusion of each term/semester/trimester for every course offering. Feedback on issues raised through course SELT surveys is made available to enrolled students through various resources (e.g. MyUni). In addition aggregated course SELT data is available.
The University places a high priority on approaches to learning
and teaching that enhance the student experience. Feedback is sought from
students in a variety of ways including on-going engagement with staff, the use
of online discussion boards and the use of Student Experience of Learning and
Teaching (SELT) surveys as well as CEQ surveys and Program reviews.
SELTs are an important source of information to inform individual teaching
practice, decisions about teaching duties, and course and program curriculum
design. They enable the University to assess how effectively its learning
environments and teaching practices facilitate student engagement and learning
outcomes. Under the current SELT Policy
(http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/101/) course SELTs are mandated and must
be conducted at least once every 2 years. Feedback on issues raised through
course SELT surveys is made available to enrolled students through various
resources (e.g. MyUni). In addition aggregated course SELT data can be found
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