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CHIN2010 – I Chinese Studies 3

2022 – Session 1, In person-scheduled-weekday, North Ryde

General Information

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Unit convenor and teaching staff Unit convenor and teaching staff Unit convenor & Lecturer
Sijia Guo
Contact via 9850 7023
Room 319, Level 3, 25B Wally's Walk
Monday 1-3 pm
Lecturer
Ni Li
Contact via See ilearn
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Credit points Credit points
10
Prerequisites Prerequisites
CHIN1020
Corequisites Corequisites
Co-badged status Co-badged status
Unit description Unit description

This intermediate-level Chinese unit continues to develop students' Chinese language ability to a higher level of proficiency in the four areas of study: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. It also develops students' intercultural communication awareness and knowledge of Chinese society and culture. In addition to in-class activities, listening, writing and reading skills will be further developed through the use of a wide variety of online resources. The classes and online resources are offered in an interactive way to provide feedback for students to learn Chinese on/off campus.

Important Academic Dates

Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at https://www.mq.edu.au/study/calendar-of-dates

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • ULO1: Develop intermediate level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the Chinese language.
  • ULO2: Identify, describe and evaluate many aspects of Chinese-speaking cultures and societies.
  • ULO3: Identify, evaluate and deploy the grammatical structures of Chinese at intermediate level.
  • ULO4: Apply relevant language conventions to create meaningful intercultural encounters.
  • ULO5: Demonstrate a refined awareness of language and language use, in both Chinese and in English.

General Assessment Information

Late Assessment Penalty

Unless a Special Consideration request has been submitted and approved, (a) a penalty for lateness will apply – 10 marks out of 100 credit will be deducted per day for assignments submitted after the due date – and (b) no assignment will be accepted seven days (incl. weekends) after the original submission deadline.  

No late submissions will be accepted for timed assessments – e.g. quizzes, online tests.

Assessment Tasks

Name Weighting Hurdle Due
Written Tests 40% No 17:00 on 08/04/2022 & 17:00 on 03/06/2022
Oral Tests 20% No 17:00 on 08/04/2022 & 17:00 on 03/06/2022
Written Assignment 20% No 10:00 on 14/03, 28/03, 02/05 and 16/05/2022
Weekly Quizzes 10% No Weekly submission due 10:00 each Monday weeks 2-12 except W7
Participation and Preparation 10% No Ongoing

Written Tests

Assessment Type 1: Quiz/Test
Indicative Time on Task 2: 15 hours
Due: 17:00 on 08/04/2022 & 17:00 on 03/06/2022
Weighting: 40%

 

Tests assesses the mastery of the content learned in the semester.

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Develop intermediate level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the Chinese language.
  • Identify, evaluate and deploy the grammatical structures of Chinese at intermediate level.
  • Demonstrate a refined awareness of language and language use, in both Chinese and in English.

Oral Tests

Assessment Type 1: Simulation/role play
Indicative Time on Task 2: 15 hours
Due: 17:00 on 08/04/2022 & 17:00 on 03/06/2022
Weighting: 20%

 

This task assesses students' oral language proficiency. It may take the form of a role play or individual interview.

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Develop intermediate level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the Chinese language.
  • Identify, evaluate and deploy the grammatical structures of Chinese at intermediate level.
  • Apply relevant language conventions to create meaningful intercultural encounters.
  • Demonstrate a refined awareness of language and language use, in both Chinese and in English.

Written Assignment

Assessment Type 1: LOTE written composition
Indicative Time on Task 2: 10 hours
Due: 10:00 on 14/03, 28/03, 02/05 and 16/05/2022
Weighting: 20%

 

This task assesses the writing skills of the students, including short essay writing and passages for translation.

 

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Develop intermediate level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the Chinese language.
  • Identify, describe and evaluate many aspects of Chinese-speaking cultures and societies.
  • Identify, evaluate and deploy the grammatical structures of Chinese at intermediate level.

Weekly Quizzes

Assessment Type 1: Quiz/Test
Indicative Time on Task 2: 6 hours
Due: Weekly submission due 10:00 each Monday weeks 2-12 except W7
Weighting: 10%

 

This task assesses the continuous progress of students.

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Develop intermediate level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the Chinese language.
  • Identify, evaluate and deploy the grammatical structures of Chinese at intermediate level.

Participation and Preparation

Assessment Type 1: Participatory task
Indicative Time on Task 2: 7 hours
Due: Ongoing
Weighting: 10%

 

This task assesses student active engagement in the learning process, including class preparation, revision, completion of assigned homework, and classroom discussion.

 


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Develop intermediate level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in the Chinese language.

1 If you need help with your assignment, please contact:

  • the academic teaching staff in your unit for guidance in understanding or completing this type of assessment
  • the Writing Centre for academic skills support.

2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation

Delivery and Resources

TECHNOLOGY USED AND REQUIRED

Online Unit

Login is via: https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/

Is my unit in iLearn?: https://unitguides.mq.edu.au/ilearn_unit_status/ to check when your online unit will become available.

Technology

Students are required to have regular access to a computer and the internet. Mobile devices alone are not sufficient.

For students attending classes on campus we strongly encourage that you bring along your own laptop computer, ready to work with activities in your online unit. The preferred operating system is Windows 10.

Students are required to access the online unit in iLearn by the end of Week 1 and follow any relevant instructions and links for downloads that may be required. If applicable, students are required to download the relevant language package prior to Week 2.

Please contact your course convenor before the end of Week 1 if you do not have a suitable laptop (or tablet) for in-class use.

Policies and Procedures

Macquarie University policies and procedures are accessible from Policy Central (https://policies.mq.edu.au). Students should be aware of the following policies in particular with regard to Learning and Teaching:

Students seeking more policy resources can visit Student Policies (https://students.mq.edu.au/support/study/policies). It is your one-stop-shop for the key policies you need to know about throughout your undergraduate student journey.

To find other policies relating to Teaching and Learning, visit Policy Central (https://policies.mq.edu.au) and use the search tool.

Student Code of Conduct

Macquarie University students have a responsibility to be familiar with the Student Code of Conduct: https://students.mq.edu.au/admin/other-resources/student-conduct

Results

Results published on platform other than eStudent, (eg. iLearn, Coursera etc.) or released directly by your Unit Convenor, are not confirmed as they are subject to final approval by the University. Once approved, final results will be sent to your student email address and will be made available in eStudent. For more information visit ask.mq.edu.au or if you are a Global MBA student contact globalmba.support@mq.edu.au

Academic Integrity

At Macquarie, we believe academic integrity – honesty, respect, trust, responsibility, fairness and courage – is at the core of learning, teaching and research. We recognise that meeting the expectations required to complete your assessments can be challenging. So, we offer you a range of resources and services to help you reach your potential, including free online writing and maths support, academic skills development and wellbeing consultations.

Student Support

Macquarie University provides a range of support services for students. For details, visit http://students.mq.edu.au/support/

The Writing Centre

The Writing Centre provides resources to develop your English language proficiency, academic writing, and communication skills.

The Library provides online and face to face support to help you find and use relevant information resources. 

Student Enquiry Service

For all student enquiries, visit Student Connect at ask.mq.edu.au

If you are a Global MBA student contact globalmba.support@mq.edu.au

Equity Support

Students with a disability are encouraged to contact the Disability Service who can provide appropriate help with any issues that arise during their studies.

IT Help

For help with University computer systems and technology, visit http://www.mq.edu.au/about_us/offices_and_units/information_technology/help/

When using the University's IT, you must adhere to the Acceptable Use of IT Resources Policy. The policy applies to all who connect to the MQ network including students.