Syllabus

Chinese Basic Training I

Code
KI1040
Points
7.5 ECTS-credits
Level
First Cycle Level 1
Faculty
School of Humanities and Media Studies
Subject field
Chinese (KIA)
Group of Subjects
Chinese
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Chinese1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1G1N
Approved
Approved by the Faculty School of Humanities and Media Studies, 15 January 2013.
This syllabus is valid from 15 January 2013.
Revised
Revised, 04 November 2013.
Revision is valid from 04 November 2013.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, students should be able to:

  • read and use around 600 common Chinese characters
  • master around 800 common Chinese words (character-compounds)
  • express simple ideas using Chinese in speech and writing
  • use Chinese in simple conversations about daily life and study.

Course Content

This course is primarily designed to provide plenty of self-paced language training to beginner students, which includes listening, reading, writing and vocabulary exercises. Supervision and consultation is provided throughout the course.

Assessment

Continous assessment through exercises/assignments, quizzes and final exams.

Forms of Study

Chinese is used as the language of tuition, with English or Swedish as support languages. Students’ progress will be evaluated in the form of online activities and short quizzes.

Grades

The Swedish grades U - VG

Prerequisites

  • General entrance requirements (including English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school) or equivalent knowledge. No knowledge of Swedish is required.