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  • 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...

  • Graduate Italian BITAL90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to develop Italian 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 Italian-spea...

  • Italian Honours Language Seminar 2ITAL40002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is intended to focus on texts from non-mainstream literature as a stimulus to discussion and conversation practice. Advanced exercises in Italian composition will be set for the purpose of studying syntax and style in the appropriate registers. The subject will also include advanced ...

  • Italian 6ITAL30014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students in this subject intensively revise and further develop their knowledge of contemporary Italian language and culture. The subject combines analysis of language structures with a practical focus, all designed to extend students’ linguistic capacities in reading, writing, listening, speakin...

  • Italian 1 (Mid-Year Intensive)ITAL10008

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject provides in intensive mode a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Italian. Language classes will gradually familiarise the students with the structures, rules and skills necessary to communicate in Italian. Continuous assessment (through tests, exercises and other activities) i...

  • Italian 4ITAL10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further develop their communicative abilities in Italian and their understanding of Italian culture by engaging with authentic texts, written, spoken and audiovisual. A range of media and activities will be used to explore key themes in modern Italian society. The acquisition of str...

  • Imaging ItalyITAL30010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to allow students to explore representations of Italy through creative texts with a particular focus on visual narratives. It may include a study of aspects of Italian film, theatre, and visual art in their social and political contexts, and the relationship between those...

  • Italian 6ITAL10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students in this subject intensively revise and further develop their knowledge of contemporary Italian language and culture. The subject combines analysis of language structures with a practical focus, all designed to extend students’ linguistic capacities in reading, writing, listening, speakin...

  • Italian 3ITAL20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will consolidate and develop their ability to communicate in Italian while improving their understanding of Italian culture. A range of authentic media will be used to explore key themes in modern Italian society. This subject is designed for students with some prior knowledge, or experi...

  • Italian 8ITAL20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues its focus on the spoken and written language and culture of present day Italy. Students will undertake regular activities in order to further develop their linguistic and cultural skills. They will also participate in regular conversation practice for the purpose of reinfor...

  • Topics in Chinese StudiesCHIN90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject involves a series of seminar presentations and discussions on a topic or topics of contemporary or special interest. Topics will vary from year to year, depending on current events and the interests of the particular cohort of students. Where appropriate, visiting scholars will parti...

  • Graduate Chinese ACHIN90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • Chinese 4CHIN10016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a post-elementary subject in Chinese. It covers basic grammatical structures and students should know up to 700 Chinese characters as well as furthering their knowledge of Chinese cultural practices by the end of the semster.

  • Chinese 6CHIN10018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students to develop their ability to communicate in Chinese at a beginning-advanced level and their analytical skills of the Chinese language through engaging with a range of topics concerning contemporary Chinese society and culture. Their linguistic competence will ...

  • Classic Chinese CivilisationCHIN30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will be introduced to the distinctive characteristics of Chinese civilization from a comparative East-West framework. The focus will be on how the ancient Chinese found solutions to universal human problems, such as how to set up social and political organizations, the op...

  • Chinese 8CHIN10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is for students who have a an intermediate level of Chinese language skills and minimal literacy skills. It aims to help students make the transition from beginning level textbook Chinese to a more advanced level where they can not only deal with original Chinese materials intended f...

  • Chinese Economic DocumentsCHIN30012

    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 9CHIN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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 ...

  • Chinese 1CHIN10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will develop their ability to communicate and understand in simple Chinese by engaging with the following key cultural situations in Chinese society such as situations relating to the use of names, family relationships, social exchanges which deploy different forms of address, and engagi...

  • Japanese Grammar in ActionJAPN20010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to advance learners' Japanese acquisition with a focus on the grammatical aspects of the Japanese language. The subject asks students to re-think the rules they were taught at earlier stages of their Japanese learning in terms of how they function in real Japanese conversation a...