Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20
International Business Combined Honours (Level 6)Law Single Honours (Level 6)Management (International Business) Single Honours (Level 6)
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Students are only permitted to take one Chinese language module per semester.
This module will develop students' Chinese language communication skills, enabling them to speak, listen, read, and write in carrying out simple and routine tasks they are likely to encounter in socialising, living, studying or travelling in Chinese. Functions and topics such as giving descriptions of events and places, talking about impressions, presenting and receiving gifts, making social arrangements will be covered. Students will also become familiar with some aspects of cultural specific behaviour.
It aims to develop the Chinese language skills acquired in Chinese2.
Intended Learning Outcomes
carry out simple tasks requiring an exchange of information on familiar topics. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3read short, simple texts written in basic scripts. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2understand phrases and vocabulary of the highest frequency related to areas of immediate personal relevance. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3,4use a series of phrases and sentences to describe their immediate environment. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3write a simple personal letter using basic scripts. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2recognize and act upon cultural differences encountered in everyday situations and demonstrate knowledge of cultural traditions will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3develop and reflect upon strategies for successful language learning will be achieved by assessments: 1
22 hours contact time44 hours completion of course work tasks54 hours class revision and private study22 hours revision for and completion of written exam and listening exam8 hours preparation for and attendance at oral exam
1: Coursework weighted 20%
Description of Module Assessment
Coursework documenting student's progressThe course work will comprise of tasks such as vocabulary exercises, written-up role-play dialogues, KLE tasks, listening and reading comprehension exercises, grammar exercises, very simple translations, written-up self directed learning tasks and class participation. Students will also be required to complete a reflective study diary.2: Unseen Exam weighted 40%
1-hour written examination3: Oral Exam weighted 20%
Oral ExamA short oral exam including tasks such as question and answer , role play or presentation4: Listening Comprehension weighted 20%
30-minute listening tasks