Undergraduate Course: Introductory Chinese Language 2 (ASST07006)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is suitable for students who have successfully completed the Introductory Chinese Language course (ASST07003) 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 300 Chinese characters and some basic grammar and sentence structures that are used to express events in the present.
This course is not available to native or near-native speakers of Chinese. If in doubt, contact the Course Organiser.
All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination. Auditing (Class Only) is not allowed.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Introductory Chinese Language (ASST07003)
||Other requirements|| If not taken Introductory Chinese: evidence of proficiency - please contact the course organiser. Please complete a "Declaration of Eligibility" prior to semester.
|Additional Costs|| Discover China (Student book 1 + Workbook 1 + CDs) published by Macmillan Education in 2010. This set will be available for purchase from the UoE website two months before the course starts. The total cost is 40 pounds.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Entry is subject to a language test by the relevant subject area on arrival and at the discretion of the course organiser.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 22,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The assessment is composed of three parts:
One class exam (100 minutes) in week 6, 30%;
One oral exam (5 minutes) in Revision Week, 20%;
One degree exam (2 hours), 50%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Introductory Chinese Language 2||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Introductory Chinese Language 2||2:00|
| On successfully completing the course, the students are expected to have a good command of about 700 Chinese characters in total. They will 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is open to all students as a credit bearing course, or over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.
Auditing this course is not allowed. You must be enrolled as CE (Class and Assessment including centrally arranged exam).
Language students may only take this course if it over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.
Visiting students may only take the course for credits.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Students must attend pairs of classes. See Web Timetable.
The first class meeting will be the first class of the first week in the normal teaching room at the normal teaching time.
Classes for this course will appear on student's personalised timetable.
Please note that it is not possible to audit this course.
|Course organiser||Dr Julian Ward
Tel: (0131 6)50 4226
|Course secretary||Miss Helene Thomsen
Tel: (0131 6)50 6949