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Heriot-Watt University

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This course is suitable for students who have successfully completed Intensive Chinese Beginners 1 and for learners who have equivalent knowledge of the Chinese language: being familiar with the basic principles of the speaking and writing systems of the Chinese language; having a fair command of about 120 Chinese words and some basic grammar and sentence structures that are used to express events in the present. More basic grammar will be taught so as to lay a foundation for further studies.

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Pre-requisites for enrolment

Students should have completed Chinese 1.1 or otherwise acquired a similar level of proficiency.

Content of Course

  • Measure words ;

  • Buying things and ordering food;

  • Talking about time and daily arrangements;

  • Talking about events in the future;

  • Describing a person's appearance.

Teaching method(s)

The course is tutorial based with a combination of joint class activities and group work. Supplementary material is prepared by the teacher. In order to fully benefit from the course and to achieve the learning outcomes, students are expected to spend 1-2 hours per class on revision and homework.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students should be able to:

  • have a good command of about 300 Chinese characters

  • be familiar with more basic grammar and sentence structures that can be used in every-day conversations and to express events related to the present.

  • have a further understanding of China and its customs and ways of life.

Time: 10.15-12.15 Language Class

12.15-12.45 lunch break

12.45-13.30 Cultural workshop

13.45-15.45 Language Class

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