Pre-requisites: It is expected that students for this course will have already undertaken at least two year's worth of intensive study of the Chinese language or its equivalent.

Aims/Description: This module (preferably taken with EAS6700 and EAS6701) aims to provide students who have already achieved an intermediate level of Chinese with an opportunity to develop their writing skills through practical exercises and the study of themed 'real' Chinese language texts taken from a wide range of sources, including newspapers, journal, literature and the internet. All classes revolve around a weekly theme in order to facilitate the acquisition of not only core vocabulary and grammar, but also certain knowledge of certain aspects of Chinese society, such as education, health, culture and the environment.

Staff Contact: Dr Lili Chen
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Mid year test

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

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