Course KI1028

Chinese for Business: Daily Communication

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 4, 2020

This is a language course with the emphasis on the basic business communication skills. In this course students train to communicate with Chinese business contacts. The students study basic commercial vocabularies and expressions (both Pinyin and characters), practice presentations, participate in group activities, and discuss the relevant culture and customs to gain background knowledge about Chinese business life. Multi-media materials will also be used in this course including audio and video files of the textbook, and short movie clips. Students are required to complete weekly assignments, training reading comprehension, the writing of short essays, listening comprehension and oral proficiency.

Starts and ends:
wk4, 2020 - wk23, 2020
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Chinese, can be given in English
Entry Qualifications:
  • Chinese in Speech and Writing I (15 HEC) or the equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
16 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.