KSCA010 Chinese Language V

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
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)
Yi-Xun Lin (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
KSCA010/01: Mon 8:00–9:40 Virtuální místnost, Tue 8:00–9:40 Virtuální místnost, Wed 8:00–9:40 Virtuální místnost, Y. Lin
KSCA010/02: Mon 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost, Tue 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost, Wed 10:00–11:40 Virtuální místnost, Y. Lin
Prerequisites
KSCA009 Chinese IV
The student should have passed 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
Course objectives
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- understand the main points of speech on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, leisure, etc.;
- understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency words or job-related language;
- deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken;
- enter a 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 and detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to his/her own field of interest;
- explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- understand the main points of speech on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, leisure, etc.;
- understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency words or job-related language;
- deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken;
- enter a 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 and detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to his/her own field of interest;
- explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
Syllabus
  • This course (Chinese V) uses HSK 5 I (Lesson 1-11; i.e., 11 lessons + 2 review weeks), 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
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 (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 2020.
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