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- Full Year
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
At the end of the module, a student should be able to demonstrate . . .
knowledge and understanding of most of basic Chinese grammar
knowledge and understanding of more essential Chinese vocabulary
knowledge and understanding of the appropriateness of basic Chinese structures and expressions in a given context
the ability to understand short passages in written Chinese on everyday topics
the ability to produce short passages in written Chinese on everyday topics
the ability to understand spoken Chinese and to engage in short spoken discourse on everyday topics
the ability to deliver short prepared verbal presentation on topics of general interest
Total of 20 weeks teaching with 3 hours classroom contact per week consisting of 2 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial.
Scope and syllabus
P C T’ung and D E Pollard: Colloquial Chinese, lessons 10-16 (simplified version).
Method of assessment
A three-hour written examination taken in May/June (70%); continuous assessment (20%); oral examination (10%).
- P C T’ung and D E Pollard: Colloquial Chinese (simplified version), lessons 9-14 plus supplementary texts or a companion workbook.
Additional selected readings in modern Chinese may also be used in this module.