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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Asian Studies

Undergraduate Course: Chinese 2A (ASST08018)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits40
Home subject areaAsian Studies Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionAn accelerated continuation of Chinese 1.

This course is not available to native or near-native speakers of Chinese. If in doubt, contact the Course Organiser.

All students will be given a formative feedback exercise that will be helpful for the assessment for this course and students┐ general ongoing academic development.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Chinese 1 (ASST08001)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Full Year, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 44, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 66, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 257 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)3:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The course aims to develop the student's skills in Chinese to an intermediate level in the following areas:
everyday and current affairs speaking and listening;
reading short essays, fiction and journalism;
writing simple essays and summaries, letters to family and friends; simple business letters.
The course places language learning in the contemporary cultural context, through selection of material and classroom discussion of content, thus building appropriate intercultural skills appropriate to the student's level of proficiency.
Assessment Information
Continuous assessment 50%; Degree examination 50%
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsAS Chinese 2A
Contacts
Course organiserMr Qiguo Cen
Tel:
Email: qcen@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227
Email: david.horn@ed.ac.uk
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