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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Great Chinese ClassicsCHIN20006

    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 CinemaCHIN30018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a multimedia subject, which will examine contemporary Chinese literature and film, focusing on major developments in the post-1978 era. The subject introduces students to current uses of the Chinese language through the study of contemporary film and literature. Students should enhance th...

  • Spanish & Latin American Thesis Part 2SPAN40008

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to SPAN40007 Spanish & Latin American Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Spanish in a Global WorldSPAN90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers students the opportunity to engage with contemporary as well as historical debates and research findings in the field of Spanish and Latin American Studies. In particular it focuses on aspects of Spanish and Latin American languages and cultures in a global world, including th...

  • Graduate Spanish BSPAN90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to develop Spanish language abilities, both oral and written, for graduate students. Students will have the opportunity to learn idiomatic and formal features of the language, and apply their abilities to the analysis of a range of complex issues within the Spanish-spea...

  • Spanish 4SPAN10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject equips students with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to communicate about the self and other in Spanish in a wider range of social contexts. By the end students will be able to comprehend and produce a variety of personal stories. They will have the language skil...

  • Spanish 2SPAN10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject equips students with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to be able to express and situate themselves within a wider socio-cultural context, in Spanish. Writing strategies, such as editing, summarizing ideas and making writing persuasive will prepare students to prod...

  • Spanish 5SPAN30014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject, students will continue to develop their linguistic and cultural competence in Spanish. They will also advance their skills in textual analysis, with a special focus on the long tradition of testimonial texts (testimonios), both in recent Spanish and Latin American history. Throug...

  • Rock, Pop & ResistanceSPAN20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In Latin America, cultural expression generally responds to specific socio-political contexts. This course explores different forms of resistance, mainly in popular music. Through the analysis of protest songs, it studies dissident social movements and artistic reactions to socio-political events...

  • Spanish 4SPAN20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject equips students with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to communicate about the self and other in Spanish in a wider range of social contexts. By the end students will be able to comprehend and produce a variety of personal stories. They will have the language skil...

  • Spanish 6SPAN20019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this subject will be on the improvement of students’ oral and written language competence and the learning of textual study skills in Spanish, through the study of selected oral and written narratives. These particular texts are part of the long tradition of Spanish and Latin America...

  • Cooking up the NationSPAN30019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the interaction between cuisine and nationalist discourses in Spain and Peru, exploring how food can function as a site of control and/or a vehicle for the construction of nationhood. Studies of national cuisines demonstrate that how we talk about food is as revealing of o...

  • Honours Chinese BCHIN90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a continuation of Honours Chinese A. It will develop students’ ability to handle Chinese texts over a wide range of subject matter such as newspapers, academic articles, discussion papers and literary works. Students are expected to develop skills in advanced literacy in Chinese and knowl...

  • Understanding the New Media in ChinaCHIN20029

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject engages with the new form of language used in the modern media in China, including its written, audio and visual forms .It explores its roots and meanings and the factors which led to its emergence.

  • Chinese CinemaCHIN10009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a multimedia subject, which will examine contemporary Chinese literature and film, focusing on major developments in the post-1978 era. The subject introduces students to current uses of the Chinese language through the study of contemporary film and literature. Students should enhance th...