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Extending on ARTS3450, this course provides advanced tuition in Chinese language (Mandarin) study, using a textbook designed specifically for advanced Chinese learners at universities outside of China. It combines language studies with an exploration of Chinese culture and society, including traditional culture. The medium of instruction is Mandarin. You will extend your understanding and use of Chinese language, especially more specialised vocabulary and complex sentence structures. The emphasis is on the transformation of linguistic knowledge into active skills, including translation through oral and written activities, focusing on authentic Chinese texts by utilising various reading strategies. The texts cover a range of topics in Chinese language, culture and society. These carefully chosen texts will serve as a window through which you will see China at work, witness its achievements as well as the challenges and problems it faces.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: ARTS3450 or language placement approval

Course Outline

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Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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