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

Undergraduate Course: Chinese Oral (ASST10093)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits0 ECTS Credits0
SummaryThis course consists of concentrated practice in listening to and speaking in Chinese.
Course description As a continuation of Chinese language learning after year abroad in China, the key aim of this course is:

To develop an advanced and well-balanced oral competence in Chinese.

To develop and apply communicative Chinese skills in speaking and listening related to a specific professional or cultural context.


The course consists of 2 components:
1) language compression
2) presentation and discussion
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Chinese 3 Year Abroad (ASST10077) OR Chinese 3 Year Abroad (Combined degrees) (ASST10096)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs 0
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 0 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 0 )
Assessment (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Assessment Methods
Additional Information (Assessment) 2X recorded oral presentation (50%)
2X online oral test (50%)
Feedback Feedback is an essential element of all aspects of the course. You will receive written feedback for the oral presentations and tests.┐Students will also receive informal and oral feedback throughout their classes. You should make use of both forms of feedback to identify which areas you are doing well in, as well as which areas need improvement. Effective use of feedback will help you improve on your performance in the degree examination.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Confidently use a good range of idioms and colloquial expressions.
  2. Apply pragmatic knowledge of language, communicative skills and intercultural understanding to express complex topics fluently and spontaneously.
  3. Recognise the difference between formal and informal language, and confidently use in different settings and for different purposes.
  4. Present and discuss complex and abstract information related to professional/personal insights, future employment and a specialist nature beyond his/her own field.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsAS Chinese Oral
Contacts
Course organiserDr Duo Luan
Tel: (0131 6)51 7112
Email: Duo.Luan@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Anne Kelly
Tel: (0131 6)50 4167
Email: Annie.Kelly@ed.ac.uk
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