Course Title: Chinese 6

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Chinese 6

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365H Global, Urban and Social Studies


Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 2 2022,
Sem 2 2023


City Campus


365H Global, Urban and Social Studies


Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 2 2022

Course Coordinator: Dr Jing Qi

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99254402

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 037.05.036

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study 

A compulsory placement test prior to or in Week 1 


Successful completion of Chinese 5 LANG1072 before you commence this course. Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.  

Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. 



Course Description

This course is the sixth of the consecutive courses in Chinese offered at RMIT University. 

Based on the knowledge and skills acquired in Chinese 1 to 5 or through similar learning experiences, this course will develop your communicative competence in the Chinese language at a post-intermediate level through interactive in class and extra-curricular activities.  

It will enhance your Chinese language proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, writing and viewing for social and professional purposes.  

This course will continue to build your intercultural competence by localising your study of the Chinese language in the Chinese-Australian communities. 

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes  

Bachelor of International Studies (Languages) BP332LAN

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Apply a body of theoretical and practical knowledge of international relations, global cultures, language and economic issues to your professional practice or further study. 
  • Critically analyse, synthesise and reflect on knowledge about a rapidly changing world derived from multiple sources, perspectives and values systems. 
  • Apply logical, critical and creative thinking to effectively solve a range of problems associated with policies and programs in international and cross-cultural settings, and assess economic, cultural, social, environmental and political opportunities and risks. 
  • Work professionally and effectively with others in diverse cultural, linguistic and organisational contexts, and to adapt practices and knowledge to local circumstances. 
  • Communicate effectively in international and cross-cultural contexts, and facilitate collaborative partnerships within diverse communities of practice, using appropriate formats, media and styles.
  • Communicate effectively in a range of forms and contexts in the target language. 
  • Assist in the identification of needs, the design, planning, resourcing and implementation of research and development projects in international and cross-cultural settings.
  • Reflect on the experience of personal and professional practice in international and cross-cultural settings and to act in professional settings responsibly, ethically and with integrity. 
  • Design, adapt and develop effective communication strategies that promote awareness of and respect for cultural and linguistic diversity in globalised workplaces. 

Course Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Communicate in spoken and written Chinese in a comprehensive range of social and vocational scenarios 
  2. Use a range of forms and registers in the Chinese language to negotiate social and work-related contexts
  3. Discuss contemporary social and cultural issues in Chinese language
  4. Discuss a range of authentic spoken and written materials in the Chinese language
  5. Express views about intercultural issues using spoken and written language.

Overview of Learning Activities

Multimodal learning activities that suit the needs of students with different learning preferences. 

Structured and semi-structured in-class and outdoor learning activities that encourage individual, pair and group learning.  

The use of language learning games and multimedia resources to improve language retention.  

You will be expected to participate actively in many pair and group activities. Therefore, regular class attendance is important to support your learning. 

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.  

There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.

Overview of Assessment

You will be required to submit a range of assessments throughout the semester to demonstrate how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and capabilities. Assessment tasks may involve working independently and/or as part of a pair or team on a range of written, oral and interactive tasks (for example, in-class tests, essays, class presentations, group projects, debates, learning diaries, final exams etc). 

Assessment Tasks 

Assessment Tasks  

Assessment task 1 Quizzes and Homework 20% CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4, CLO5  

Assessment task 2 Reading and Writing 10% CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4, CLO5 

Assessment task 3 Speaking and Listening 20% (with a speaking component of 2-3 minutes) CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4, CLO5  

Assessment task 4 Final Exam (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening)  50% (with a final writing task of 200-300 characters) CLO1, CLO2, CLO3, CLO4, CLO5 

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks. 

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.