KSCA009 Chinese IV

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/6/0. 4 credit(s) (plus 2 for the colloquium). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Terézia Hegerová (seminar tutor)
Wei-lun Lu, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Zuzana Pospěchová, Ph.D.
Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Terézia Hegerová
Supplier department: Department of Chinese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
KSCA008 Chinese Language III
Integrated Chinese textbook level 2 part 1.
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
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:

understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in school, leisure, etc;

understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday language;

deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken;

deal with unprepared conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events);

present clear descriptions on a certain range of subjects related to fields of interest;

briefly explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options;
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to: - understand paragraph-length utterances pertaining to a wide range of topics relating to daily and academic life. - sustain conversation in coherent paragraphs - identify key facts and some details in descriptive material on daily life. - write essays of 400-500 characters, comprising at least 3 paragraphs, dealing with topics related to the content of the lesson texts studied in class
Syllabus
  • The modern Chinese is taught according the Integrated Chinese textbook level 2 part 2, following the order of the textbook's lessons.
Literature
  • Confession and nation in the era of reformations : Central Europe in comparative perspective. Edited by Eva Doležalová - Jaroslav Pánek, Translated by Marcela Kličová Pe. Prague: Institute of History, 2011. 237 s. ISBN 9788072861804. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified and traditional characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. vii, 190. ISBN 9780887276927. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified and traditional characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. x, 201. ISBN 9780887276835. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified and traditional characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. xxvii, 407. ISBN 9780887276897. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified and traditional characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. xxxiii, 42. ISBN 9780887276804. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2010. xxxi, 335. ISBN 9780887276446. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified and traditional characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2009. vii, 90. ISBN 9780887276767. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified and traditional characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2009. vii, 133. ISBN 9780887276484. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2009. viii, 184. ISBN 9780887276408. info
  • Integrated Chinese : simplified characters. Edited by Yuehua Liu. 3rd ed. Boston: Cheng & Tsui Company, 2009. viii, 230. ISBN 9780887276743. info
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, group projects, oral presentation, drills, homework, quiz&exam
Assessment methods
Final written test.
Besides the test, the following rules must be observed:

1) 4 absences allowed in one semester. In case of 5 or more absences the student fails. IMPORTANT: These 4 absences INCLUDE the joint course KSCB122 Chinese IV Seminar.
2) The students fullfils all tasks given by the teacher (homeworks, presentations etc.) Unpreparedness is judged as absence.
3) Students must not switch study groups, unless the teacher explicitly approved it.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: Posluchači Kulturních studií Číny povinně zapisují ve 4. semestru studia.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Posluchači vedlejšího studijního plánu 4 cvičení.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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