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MN 2001
MANDARIN FOR BEGINNERS 3
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr B Fennell

Pre-requisite(s): MN 1001 and MN 1501 or by permission of the Head of School.

Note(s): Please note, this course is designed for beginners in Chinese and is not available to native speakers.

Building on work done in MN 1501, the course will further develop all four basic language skills, reading, writing, speaking and listening. Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the development of these skills.

1 weekly one-hour written language and grammar class; 1 weekly one-hour oral practice class; 1 weekly one-hour aural comprehension class; 1 weekly reading and writing class.

1st attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (75%) and 1 oral examination (25%). A satisfactory level of performance in coursework covering a range of linguistic skills will exempt candidates from the examination. (A CAS of 12 overall in the formative in-course assessments).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (75%) and 1 oral examination (25%).