Advanced Chinese 2023-24
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 1
As per the aims stated, this course is designed to further develop students’ skills in Mandarin Chinese. This course is still very much practice-based, focusing on listening and speaking, with a balance between communicative activities, structure practice, grammar and reading.
Consolidate the essential structures of Chinese and develop both vocabulary and range of language structures.
Further develop active and passive language skills, including comprehension skills in listening, productive skills in speaking, reading, and writing in simplified Chinese.
Deepen students’ understanding of the customs, culture, history and society of China and develop students’ awareness of the general social and cultural background of Chinese-speaking countries and regions.
Textbook: HSK 3 Standard Course for Advanced Chinese: HSK 3 Standard Course, Yu Miao and Li Lin (Authors), (Beijing Language and Culture University Press).
- Communicate effectively and fluently, both orally and in writing, for social and professional purposes, and produce clear written text on some subjects.
- Demonstrate competence in the use of advanced grammatical structures of Chinese.
- Read and comprehend a wide range of longer written texts on both concrete and abstract topics in Chinese.