KSCA020 Reading in Chinese I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2013
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Petr Janda (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Luboš Bělka, CSc.
Center for Chinese Studies - Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Petr Janda
Supplier department: Center for Chinese Studies - Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Thu 19:10–20:45 C31
Prerequisites (in Czech)
KSCA005 Chinese Grammar II
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
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to apply knowledge acquired during previous language courses on unknown text in Chinese; the emphasis will be put on understanding of sentence structure and gradual building of students' vocabulary.
  • 1. Introduction, text: "Tan fangxiang"
  • 2. text: "Beijing de chuzuche", "Beijing de gongjiaoche"
  • 3. text: "Beijing Xiushuijie", "Pai zhao yu xi zhaopian"
  • 4. text: "Wenhou de xuewen", "Jieshao he lijie"
  • 5. text: "Zai Zhongguo ruhe da dianhua",
  • 6. text: "Zhongliang de bijiao he jianshen", "Xi yifu de xuewen"
  • 7. text: "Zai zhongguo lifa", "Zhongguo de jiudian"
  • 8. text: "Yijian de biaoda", "Shuzi de yongfa"
  • 9. text: "Zhongguo zixingche de wangguo", "Beijing guwancheng"
  • 10. text: "Beijing huochezhan", "Gaobie de liyi"
  • 11. text: "Zhongguoren yu jianshen yudong", "Shi er shengxiao"
  • 12. Conclusion
    required literature
  • Elektronická učebnice, link dostanou studenti na hodině
    recommended literature
  • Úvod do hovorové čínštiny. I. Edited by Oldřich Švarný - Čang Ťing-Jü Rotterová - Josef Bartůšek. Vyd. 1. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1967. 458 s. info
  • Úvod do hovorové čínštiny. II. Edited by Oldřich Švarný. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1967. 606 s. info
Teaching methods
- students' home preparation includes: acquiring of new vocabulary, preparation for the text translation
- the course has a seminar layout: reading and transaltion of the text, explanation of new grammar, interpretation of cultural realia in the texts, exmination of students' home preparation
Assessment methods
Course completion is conditioned with regular attendance (max. 1 skipped classes permitted), active participation, and home preparation.
Evaluation: regular testing of new vocabulary (min.70%), or of new grammar; reading comprehension questions during the class.
Language of instruction
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 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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