Mandarin is the official language of China and one of the world's major languages. As Australia's future is increasingly tied to the rise of China as a world power, the importance of Mandarin will continue to grow. Knowledge of Mandarin not only provides a means of understanding Chinese society and culture but it is also a skill valued in a wide range of professions, both in Australia and internationally.
Savour a “taste” of Mandarin in this hour-long class and find out how it can enrich your degree at ANU!
Ms Wang Yanyan is convener and lecturer of Modern Chinese 1A: Spoken Chinese (CHIN1012), Modern Chinese 1B: Written Chinese (CHIN1013), Modern Chinese 2A: Spoken Chinese (CHIN2022) and Modern Chinese 2B: Written Chinese (CHIN2023). Her research interests include Chinese language teaching methodology and teaching pragmatics in language class from conversation analysis. Her education includes BA (Wuhan), Post Grad Dip (Nanjing), Grad Cert (Hobart), Grad Dip (ANU), Master in Applied Linguistics (ANU).