Modiwl LZC-1003:
Chinese for Beginners 1

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

20 Credyd neu 10 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Dr Shasha Wang

Amcanion cyffredinol

  1. To acquire an understanding of basic Chinese grammar;
  2. To develop a competence in listening to and understanding spoken Chinese in basic communicative contexts;
  3. To acquire and develop basic oral skills in Chinese;
  4. To enable students to pronounce and write basic Chinese characters, and read and create basic texts in Chinese.

Cynnwys cwrs

The module is devised to suit ‘ab initio’ and post-GCSE students of Chinese and focuses on the development of basic oral, aural and written communicative skills. This module involves an introduction to pronunciation, tones, and writing of Chinese characters, as well as basic grammar and reading.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

40-49%: A limited knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and a limited ability to translate and paraphrase the prescribed range of texts. Basic oral and aural competence.

da

50-69%: A good knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and a good ability to translate and paraphrase the prescribed range of texts. Good oral and aural competence.

ardderchog

70+%: An excellent knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and an excellent ability to translate and paraphrase the prescribed range of texts. Excellent oral and aural competence.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. be able to recognise and write basic characters, and read simple prose passages;

  2. be able to produce sentences and short paragraphs using basic vocabulary and grammatical constructions.

  3. be familiar with the pronunciation and tones;

  4. be able to communicate in Chinese on basic everyday issues.

  5. be able to understand the essential features of Chinese sentence structures;

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
GWAITH CWRS Assignment 20
PRAWF DOSBARTH Test 20
LLAFAR Oral Exam 20
ARHOLIAD Written Exam 40

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Lecture

Lectures– 4 hours per week for 11 weeks (1 class on writing, 1 class on grammar, 1 on oral/aural skills)

44
Private study

reading, revising and preparing for the assessments

146
Tutorial

Tutorials- 1 hour per week for 10 weeks (conversational+ HSK +Q&A)

10

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Ymwybyddiaeth o ddiogelwch - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch amgylchedd a hyder o ran cadw at reoliadau iechyd a diogelwch
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Studying the countries or regions where the target language is used, including aspects of their literatures, cultures, linguistic contexts, history, politics, geography and social or economic structures. (Benchmark statement 5.10)
  • The ability to extract and synthesise key information from written and spoken sources in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4, 5.14)
  • The ability to use the target language creatively and precisely in short written assignments in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.14)
  • The ability to translate short passages into and out of the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • Effective oral communication and presentation skills (including delivery and argument development, discussion and defence) in the target language through individual and/or group discussions. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • The ability to use the target language creatively and precisely in oral assignments, showing familiarity with a range of topics and registers in formal and informal situations. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • Develop aural comprehension skills in the target language, supported by a wide range of appropriate materials in different media. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • The ability to read, understand and summarise written texts in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • The ability to write effective notes and access and manage course materials including electronic resources / information provided on online learning platforms and library resources. (Benchmark statement 5.15, 5.16)
  • The ability to work creatively and flexibly both independently and/or as part of a team. (Benchmark statement 5.15).
  • The ability and willingness to engage with and appreciate other cultures and to articulate to others (in written and verbal form) the contribution that the culture has made at a regional and global level. (Benchmark statement 5.7)
  • Develop reading and audio-visual comprehension skills in the target language through the study of primary sources in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • The ability to comprehend and apply cultural idioms by studying primary and secondary materials in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • Sensitivity to and analysis of grammar and syntax in the target language, as well as basic morphology and phonology. (Benchmark statement 5.8, and 5.9)
  • Basic reading and listening skills in the target language as well as vocabulary acquisition. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4, 5.7, and 5.10)
  • The ability to make effective use of notes and to carry out independent study. (Benchmark statement 5.15)
  • Develop verbal communication skills in the target language through group work and class discussions. (Benchmark statement 5.8)
  • The ability to read, understand, translate, and write short texts in the target language (benchmark statement 5.13, 5.14, 5.15 and 5.16)
  • 1. The ability to use the target language creatively and precisely in short written assignments in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.14)
  • 2. The ability to translate short passages into and out of the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • 5. The ability to use the target language creatively and precisely in oral assignments, showing familiarity with a range of topics and registers in formal and informal situations. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • 6. Develop aural comprehension skills in the target language, supported by a wide range of appropriate materials in different media. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)
  • 7. The ability to read, understand and summarise written texts in the target language. (Benchmark statement 5.3, 5.4)

Adnoddau

Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr

Students will need to purchase the core textbook. The core textbook is likely to cost about £15-£20. Copies of the above books will be ordered for the university library.

Rhestrau Darllen Bangor (Talis)

http://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/lzc-1003.html

Rhestr ddarllen

Core textbook: Chinese in Steps Student Book 1 (Paperback, one volume ed., incl. 1 CD)

Recommended Reading: 1. Pocket Oxford Chinese dictionary: English-Chinese, Chinese-English - Martin H. Manser, Yuan Zhu, Liangbi Wang, Yongchang Ren 2009 2. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar - Claudia Ross 2014 3. Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook- Claudia Ross 2014 4. HaFaLa Chinese animated fast learning software: Han zi dong man xue xi ruan jian 2009 (audio-visual document)- 2009 5. Integrated Chinese Level 1 Workbook (3rd edition)- Yuehua Liu 2008 6. Colloquial Chinese 2: The Next Step in Language Learning 7. New Practical Chinese Reader vol.1- Textbook (3rd edition)- Xun Liu 2015 8. New Practical Chinese Reader vol.1 - Workbook (2nd edition)- Xun Liu 2010 9. Get started in Mandarin Chinese - Elizabeth Scurfield, Lianyi Song & Elizabeth Scurfield 2010 10. Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 1: Characters 1-349: Hsk Elementary Level- Philip Lee Yunkin 2012

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