Undergraduate Course: Chinese Language 4a (ASST10094)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is concerned with English-Chinese translation. All the course materials are established English texts. The genres covered are fiction, non-fiction, and media discourse.
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.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One shorter examination in December (30%), one longer examination in April/May (70%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- read and understand original Chinese texts with around 600 words and relatively complex vocabulary/grammatical structures/idioms.
- have a good command of speed reading and extensive reading techniques like scanning and skimming.
- produce accurate and effective Chinese translations of English texts, with a written style that is appropriate to the context.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||AS Chin Lang 4A
|Course organiser||Dr Julian Ward
Tel: (0131 6)50 4226
|Course secretary||Mr David Horn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4227