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Module Code: CCS102
Module Title: Introduction to Classical Chinese
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: China Studies
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module may only be taken as a substitute for Classical Chinese 1 by students who do not meet the language entry requirement for that module.

To introduce students to the literary language of classical Chinese texts from ancient as well as medieval times, as well as the essentials of grammar, phonology, and historical linguistics.

Learning outcomes 
A Be familiar with the range and scope of Classical Chinese texts

B Have an understanding of the essentials of Classical Chinese grammar

C Begin to understand Classical Chinese phonology

D Obtain an overview of Chinese historical linguistics

E Be able to build on the module foundations to read Classical Chinese texts in the original

Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures and language classes
The Origins and Development of Classical Chinese

Basic grammar

The Book of Songs

Decoding poetry

Songs of the South

The Book of Changes

Understanding ritual texts

The Book of Rites

Writing history

The Analects

The Great Tradition

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    39      85  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Class Tests 15.00
2 Discussion And Participation 10.00
3 Final Exam 60.00
4 Coursework 15.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 6:06:25 PM