20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: EAS127 or equivalent language level (as assessed by tutors).

Aims/Description: This module forms the second level of non-specialist Chinese language and is aimed at students who have already achieved a basic knowledge of Chinese grammar and have mastered ca. 500 characters. Through seminars foucsing on grammar, writing and aural/oral skills, students will go on to develop further competence in basic Chinese across the skills range. Regular homework assignments, tests and a final examination will be used to guide students in their learning and assess their progress.

Staff Contact: Dr Sarah Dauncey
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, 10% Mid-semester test, 30% oral/aural tests

Information on the department responsible for this unit (East Asian Studies):

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