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  • French 6FREN10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers high-level French students a course in advanced conversation structure and analysis. It will build on the linguistic and cultural competences acquired in previous levels to develop greater awareness of how the historical, intercultural, political and social aspects of language...

  • Chinese 6CHIN30009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is a continuation of Chinese 5. It is designed for students of non-Chinese speaking background who have completed Chinese 5 (previously offered as Chinese 3A), or equivalent. Students will build on the knowledge gained through their previous studies and broaden their reading, listeni...

  • Chinese in Context 1CHIN20010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is an intermediate subject for students of non-Chinese background who are taking Chinese major starting from Chinese 1. The subject is designed to consolidate and extend students' oral and listening skills while building on and expanding the grammatical knowledge and vocabulary introduced in...

  • New Caledonia in the 21st CenturyFREN20021

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This course, which includes an intensive in-country component, will explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards possible independence from France through a series of referenda between 2014 and 2018. This will be achieved by examining the eve...

  • Great Chinese ClassicsCHIN30011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject offers an introduction to literary Chinese (wenyan) which was the formal written language of imperial China and the foundation of modern written Chinese. A knowledge of literary Chinese is thus indispensable in attaining higher level literacy in Chinese. Literary Chinese also include...

  • Chinese 10CHIN10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a subject for the background speakers of Chinese who have limited literacy in Chinese and for background speakers of English who have developed their skills in Chinese language. Students will develop their ability to communicate in Chinese at an advanced level and conduct discussion on a ...

  • Advanced Chinese TranslationCHIN30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will learn to translate from Chinese to English and English to Chinese. The selection of texts will be limited to modern literature and to documents and news items on politics and international affairs. In their translations students will learn to focus on accuracy as wel...

  • Chinese 6CHIN20004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is a continuation of Chinese 5. It is designed for students of non-Chinese speaking background who have completed Chinese 5 (previously offered as Chinese 3A), or equivalent. Students will build on the knowledge gained through their previous studies and broaden their reading, listeni...

  • Modern Chinese LiteratureCHIN30010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines developments in modern Chinese literature from the Literary Revolution to the present with a focus on the contemporary period. Students will be encouraged to use digital technologies to facilitate reading comprehension in Chinese. By the end of the subject students should be...

  • New Caledonia in the 21st CenturyFREN30019

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This course, which includes an intensive in-country component, will explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards possible independence from France through a series of referenda between 2014 and 2018. This will be achieved by examining the eve...

  • Romanticism to Decadence: French NovelsFREN30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will study a selection of novels from the 19th century, analysing their narrative structures, and developing an awareness of their social and political contexts. Various theories of narrative will be used to facilitate an understanding of the evolution of the French novel...

  • French 6FREN20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers high-level French students a course in advanced conversation structure and analysis. It will build on the linguistic and cultural competences acquired in previous levels to develop greater awareness of how the historical, intercultural, political and social aspects of language...

  • Graduate Chinese BCHIN90006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a language subject for postgraduate students in Chinese. The level of study, content, and assessment in the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing and/or consultation with the students. Students will either be placed in an appropriate stream of language stud...

  • Advanced Seminar in ChineseCHIN30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to enable students to engage with Chinese language specialised academic research on humanities topics. Disciplines covered may include linguistics, social sciences, literary studies or culture studies. Students will acquire skills in reading academic Chinese and in oral d...

  • Chinese Economic DocumentsCHIN20009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a reading course on Chinese economic and business documents. Students will be given a guided introduction to a variety of economic documents, including official policy statements, statistical material, newspaper reports and comments, and information drawn from the world wide web. ...

  • Chinese 3CHIN20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a post-elementary subject in Chinese. By the end of this subject students should know 750 Chinese characters and should have a good grasp of basic grammatical structures as well as furthering their knowledge of Chinese cultural practices.

  • Chinese 5CHIN30008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students of non-Chinese speaking background who have completed Chinese 3 and Chinese 4 (previously offered as Chinese 2A and 2B), or equivalent. Students will build on the knowledge gained through their previous studies and broaden their reading, listening comprehensi...

  • Chinese News AnalysisCHIN30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an advanced unit introducing the techniques of Chinese newspaper analysis for fields such as politics, international affairs, intellectual debates etc. Students will use current reading materials to study a range of social and political affairs in the People's Republic of China. O...

  • Analysis of Contemporary Chinese SocietyCHIN30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces systems of social division in contemporary China, and examines some of the ways in which Chinese society is classified and analysed. The subject is delivered in Chinese. Discussion will be based on original Chinese literary and scholarly sources in English translation, and...

  • Chinese 4CHIN20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Chinese 4 is a post-elementary subject, a continuation of Chinese 3. It continues to focus on the understanding and use of the Chinese language, with emphasis on selected vocabulary, complex sentences and basic grammatical structures. By the end of this subject students should have mastered the b...