Course Description of Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese

Updated: 2014-12-30

 

1.       Course Name: Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese

2.       Course Type: Training course of comprehensive Chinese skills

3.       Class Hours and Credits: 96 class hours; 6 credits

4.       Teaching Objects:

This course is appropriate for students who have mastered a vocabulary of roughly 2000-2500 Chinese words and possessed above-elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

5.       Teaching Objectives:

Students will expand their comprehensive language skills and vocabulary through further study of the Chinese language as well as Chinese culture, master the relevant words, language points, features and related cultural knowledge sentence to develop their oral and written presentation skills, and learn to communicate fluently in a variety of daily life, study, and social situations.     

6.       Course Features and Expectations:

Students will study a variety of articles from different subjects and genres with an emphasis on exploring relevant Chinese culture. At the end of this course students will have mastered a vocabulary of roughly 2200 commonly used words and their associated grammatical structures; be able to appropriately choose what context and situation to use their vocabulary, with a special focus on common grammatical errors; and strengthen their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students are expected to complete a certain amount of work both inside and outside the classroom.  

7.       Course Materials:

Xu,Guimei,2007.DevelopingChinese—Intermediate Comprehensive Course I(2nd edition), Beijing Language and Culture University Press

Yang, Jizhou, 2007. Hanyu Jiaocheng (A Course in Chinese), volume 3, Beijing Language and Culture University Press.

Wu,Huihua, 2012. Developing Chinese—— Intermediate Comprehensive Course II(2nd edition), Beijing Language and Culture University Press;

8.       Examination Mode

Course assignmentsUnit testsMid-term and Final exams