Undergraduate Course: Chinese Language 4a (ASST10094)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|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.
As a continuation of Chinese language learning after year abroad in China, the key aims of this course is:
· To develop an advanced and well-balanced competence in modern Chinese.
· To develop and apply three advanced Chinese skills in reading, writing, translating related to a specific professional or cultural context.
The course consists of 3 components:
1) Translation into Chinese
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, 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)
||Continuous Assessment (60%):
2 x Composition (20%)
2 x Translation (20%)
Examination Semester 1 (20%)
Examination Semester 2 (40%)
||Feedback is an essential element of all aspects of the course. Students will receive written feedback for the each of the written assessment components, and translation works. Correct answers and explanation to Reading tasks will be provided after student¿s online tests. You will also receive informal feedback throughout your performance in oral tutorials and other 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 overall performance.
||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:
- Apply integrated knowledge of theories, principles and techniques and produce polished Chinese translation at a near native Chinese level.
- Analyse and interpret different forms of the written language including abstract, complex or colloquial literary and non-literary writings.
- Plan and compose clearly structured and coherent complex texts in an appropriate and effective style.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||AS Chin Lang 4A
|Course organiser||Dr Duo Luan
Tel: (0131 6)51 7112
|Course secretary||Ms Anne Kelly
Tel: (0131 6)50 4167