Chinese 302: Intermediate Modern Chinese Language 2
- Course Code:
- Unit value:
- Year of study:
- Year 3, Year 3 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
- Taught in:
- Full Year
This course focuses on practical skills (listening, speaking, translation and interpreting). In listening and speaking, the students will be exposed to a variety of audio and visual materials and required to discuss issues raised in the materials. In interpreting and translation, the students will focus on the differences between Chinese and English not only in terms of grammar and vocabulary, but also style and register.
PrerequisitesYears 1 and 2 of the BA Chinese programme or equivalent (1,500-2,000) characters.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
At the end of this course, a student should be able to converse on a number of subjects with terminological accuracy and to translate and interpret passages covering a range of topics.
WorkloadTotal of 22 weeks of teaching with 4 hours classroom contact per week.
Scope and syllabus
- Translation into Chinese
- Interpreting from and into Chinese
- Oral and aural