KSCA006 Chinese Language I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/6/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Yu-Shiuan Li (seminar tutor)
Wei-lun Lu, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Zuzana Pospěchová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Zuzana Pospěchová, Ph.D.
Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Wei-lun Lu, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
KSCA006/01: Mon 8:00–9:40 Virtuální místnost, Wed 8:00–9:40 Virtuální místnost, Thu 8:00–9:40 Virtuální místnost, Y. Li
KSCA006/02: Mon 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost, Wed 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost, Thu 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost, Y. Li
Prerequisites
- No prior knowledge of Chinese is needed. The course is offered only to majors of the Chinese Department.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- form simple sentences in written and spoken Chinese;
- understand simple speech by a native speaker of Chinese;
- read a simple text.
Learning outcomes
After the course, the student should be able to:
- understand the difference between the spoken and written varieties of Chinese;
- use new grammatical structures;
- answer basic questions and to create basic sentences;
- react properly in basic dialogue on textbook topics.
Syllabus
  • This course (Chinese I) uses Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 (Lesson 1-10; i.e., 10 lessons + 3 review weeks), following the order of the textbook's lessons.
Literature
    required literature
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. xxxi, 335. ISBN 9780887276446. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2009. viii, 184. ISBN 9780887276408. info
Teaching methods
The course is taught by a native speaker who combines various methods of teaching - seminars, class discussion, conversation, homework, written/oral presentations, etc.
Assessment methods
Final written exam (passing grade: 70%).
In addition to the test, the following rules must be observed:
1) Up to 4 absences are allowed in one semester. In case of 5 or more absences, the student will not be allowed to sit for the final exam.
2) The student needs to fulfill all the tasks given by the teacher (assignments, presentations, etc.) Unpreparedness is judged as absence.
3) Students must not switch study groups, unless the teacher explicitly approved.
Language of instruction
English
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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