CHI-90004 - Chinese 4
Coordinator: Emily A Ouyang Room: CBB1.006 Tel: +44 1782 7 33288
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733960

Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

Yes

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

Chinese 3 or equivalent



Barred Combinations

Students are only permitted to take one Chinese language module per semester.



Description for 2019/20

This module will further develop students, Chinese language communication skills, enabling them to speak, listen, read, and write in order to carry out routine tasks they are likely to encounter in socialising, living, studying or travelling in China. Functions and topics covered will include: giving and understanding directions, making polite requests, asking for permission, discussing family and educational background in more detail, expressing likes and dislikes as well as wishes and discussing travel itinerary and future plans. Students will also become familiar with aspects of contemporary Chinese culture and society through audio-visual materials and texts.

Aims
It aims to further develop students' Chinese language skills acquired up to Chinese 3.


Intended Learning Outcomes

find specific, predictable information in everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables written mainly in basic scripts. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2
handle short social exchanges. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3
catch the main points in short, clear simple messages and announcements. will be achieved by assessments: 1,4
describe in simple terms their background related to work or study. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3
recognize and act upon cultural differences encountered in everyday situations and demonstrate knowledge of different socio-linguistic registers. will be achieved by assessments: 1,2,3,4
develop and reflect upon strategies for successful language learning will be achieved by assessments: 1

Study hours

22 hours contact time
44 hours completion of course work tasks
54 hours class revision and private study
22 hours revision for and completion of written exam and listening exam
8 hours preparation for and attendance at oral exam




School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Coursework weighted 20%
Coursework documenting student's progress
The 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 examination
A one-hour written examination based on module material

3: Oral Exam weighted 20%
Oral Exam
A short oral exam, including tasks such as question/answer, role-play and/or presentation

4: Listening Comprehension weighted 20%
30-minute listening exam
30-minute listening tasks based on materials studied during the course