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C    Chinese Language

Entry Requirements

There are eight Chinese language modules offered from elementary to advanced levels, namely LAC1201 Chinese 1 to LAC4202 Chinese 6; LAC3203 Chinese for Science & Technology and LAC3204 Chinese for Business & Social Sciences.

There are no prerequisites for students who wish to enrol in LAC1201 Chinese 1. However, this module is meant for complete beginners who have not learned Chinese through formal or informal ways. Students who have some proficiency in spoken and written Chinese, but are not able to speak and write in Chinese fluently and accurately, including those who have read mother-tongue Chinese language ‘B’ syllabus under MOE system may be admitted to LAC2202, Chinese Characters Writing & Composition. Students with previously acquired knowledge of Chinese may be admitted into a module at a higher level, subject to a placement test. Students may contact the Centre for Language Studies for further information on the placement tests.

The prerequisite for LAC3203 Chinese for Science & Technology and LAC3204 Chinese for Business and Social Sciences is at least a pass for (a) Higher Chinese at GCE ‘O’ Level, or (b) Chinese Language at GCE ‘AO’ Level (at GCE ‘A’ Level examination); equivalent qualifications may be accepted, such as Chinese Language at Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), etc.