CHINE232-21B (HAM)

Intermediate Chinese 2

15 Points

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Paper Description

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This paper is a continuation of CHINE231-21A.

This is an intermediate Chinese language paper designed for students who have taken the paper CHINE231 or its equivalent. It takes an integrated approach involving all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.


This paper will be offered in FLEXI mode, which means that students have the option of attending classes face to face or by Zoom. As it is a language paper, however, we always recommend that you attend in person to get the most out of your class.

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Paper Structure

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The teaching structure of this paper is based on lesson units 19-24 in the New Practical Chinese Reader textbook 2. Each unit introduces Chinese characters, sentence patterns, grammar points and pragmatics in conversations.

本课程将主要依据课文内容, 展开词汇、句型、语法、语用的课堂教学,以及词汇拓展、句型替换、语法练习、情景对话等教学活动。

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • 教学目的

    --Learn the methods of constructing Chinese characters

    --Grasp more advanced grammatical constructions

    --Talk about different topics in daily life

    --Familiarise with some Chinese cultures

    Linked to the following assessments:
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All students are required to complete assignments from units 19 to 24 in Work Book 2. The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam.


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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Class participation
2. Moodle contribution
3. Assignments
4. Test 1
20 Aug 2021
9:00 AM
5. Test 2
15 Oct 2021
9:00 AM
6. Oral test
21 Oct 2021
10:00 AM
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Liu Xun (2010), New Practical Chinese Reader 2 (2nd Ed.), Textbook and Workbook.


An English - Chinese / Chinese - English Dictionary is recommended.


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Online Support

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There is an online Moodle community for this course, accessible via iWaikato. The paper outline, assignment details, any required/recommended reading, and related resources will be made available on this site as the course progresses.


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This paper is worth 15 points, which equals 150 learning hours. Students are required to spend at least 10 hours per week attending all classes (both in person and on Moodle), completing workbook assignments and preparing for tests.


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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite papers: CHIN231 or CHINE231




Restricted papers: CHIN232

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