KSCA010 Chinese Language V

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
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 online.
Teacher(s)
Wei-lun Lu, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Zelin Liu (seminar tutor)
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
Mon 8:00–9:40 VP
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
KSCA010/01: No timetable has been entered into IS.
KSCA010/02: No timetable has been entered into IS.
Prerequisites
KSCA009 Chinese IV
Chinese I-IV
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 speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc;

understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related 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, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest;

explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options;
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to: - understand the main points of speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc - 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 - identify a moderate number of character components and high-frequency characters in areas of immediate need - identify key facts and some details in descriptive material on daily life
Syllabus
  • The course Chinese V covers All Things Considered L1-L8, following the order of the textbook's lessons.
Literature
  • ZHOU, Zhiping, Yan XIA and Meow Hui GOH. All things considered. Rev. ed. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. xvii, 435. ISBN 9780691153100. info
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, role play, oral presentation, drills, homework, quizzes
Assessment methods
Attendance & Participation: 15%
Quizzes & Assignements: 15%
Chinese quiz bowl: 30%
Final oral presentation: 40%

2 unexcused absences are allowed.
4 absences may result in a failure in the course.
3 late arrivals (longer than 15 minutes after the class starts) may be counted as 1 absence.
Inadequate preparation of the class (including quizzes and review) would be taken as absence.
In case of illness or other extenuating circumstances, the student must present documented evidence of inability to attend classes to the class instructor. However, in such cases the student is responsible for all work missed during those absences.
Those who may need a recommendation letter for scholarship application have to:
1. finish all the required homework.
2. reach 80 or above of all the quizzes during the semester.
Language of instruction
English
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
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 Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2021.
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