Syllabus

Chinese Language Structure

Code
KI1049
Points
7.5 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
1G1F
Approved
Approved, 13 March 2017.
This syllabus is valid from 13 March 2017.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate basic knowledge of the differences and similarities between Chinese and Indo-European languages in general and the Swedish language in particular
  • describe and explain the basic structures of the Chinese language and its building blocks using grammatical terminology
  • apply knowledge of Chinese language structure by producing idiomatic sentences
  • write and translate short coherent texts with simple content in Chinese.

Course Content

The course consists of exercises in grammatical analysis, training of different sentence patterns and translation of simple texts from and into Chinese. The students expand and build on their previous knowledge of the basics in modern Chinese grammar.

Assessment

The student is assessed through active participation in seminars, written assignments and a written examination.

Forms of Study

Swedish, English and Chinese are used as the languages of instruction in obligatory seminars that include exercises in spoken language.

Grades

The Swedish grades U - VG

Prerequisites

  • A minimum of 30 credits in Chinese at undergraduate level, or equivalent knowledge.

Other Information

Replaces KI1012.

Web-based courses require that students can communicate with audio and video via a computer or equivalent equipment.