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Semester 1

Foundation Chinese Language 3 (ASST07026)


Asian Studies





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Entry is subject to a language proficiency test within the relevant subject area during the first lecture and at the discretion of the Course Organiser. Students can only take language courses suited to their language proficiency and may not take two courses in the same language at different levels in the same semester.

Course Summary

A course for students who have equivalent knowledge of Chinese (Chinese 1 / A-level / HSK 3 / around 500 Chinese vocabulary). It aims to develop the learner's intermediate knowledge in the five skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation in Chinese. Students with a higher intermediate or advanced knowledge of Chinese language are not permitted to this course and may be asked to withdraw from the course. This course runs in semester 1. On successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take Foundation Business Chinese 2 (ASST07023) in semester 2.

Course Description

This course is textbook-based and aims to develop the learner's intermediate knowledge of Chinese. Instruction in modern and traditional Chinese culture and society will enrich students' knowledge of the East-Asian world. At the end of this course, students should reach near to upper intermediate level of Chinese.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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