KSCA021 Reading in Chinese II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Petr Janda (seminar tutor)
Yixuan Jandová Chen, M.A. (alternate examiner)
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
Tue 12:30–14:05 M22
KSCA020 Reading in Chinese I
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 literary text in Chinese; the emphasis will be put on understanding of sentence structure and gradual building of students' vocabulary.
  • 1. Introduction 2.- 6. Text č. 1 (available in Study materials) 7.- 12. Text č. 2 (available in Study materials)
    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 translation of the text, explanation of new grammar, interpretation of cultural realia in the texts, examination of students' home preparation
Assessment methods
Course completion is conditioned with regular attendance (max. 2 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.Final test (min. 70%)
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 Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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