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Module Code: CLT032
Module Title: Practical Chinese for Everyday Life 2
Module Level: Level 0
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Modern Languages Center
Pre-requisites: CLT031
This module aims to help students with no prior Chinese knowledge to establish a foundation in their Chinese study so that they will be able to meet the basic requirements for daily social communication. This module will mainly focus on the training of listening and speaking skills, and will help to bring these skills to a level equivalent to CEFR A1. There will also be a focus on helping students to read some Chinese characters that they will regularly encounter in daily life. This module is available to all exchange students.
Learning outcomes 
A Demonstrate understanding of a speaker of the target language if they speak very slowly and clearly about simple everyday topics

B Demonstrate understanding of very short, simple texts, when allowed to read very slowly

C Use the target language to provide simple information orally, ask and answer simple questions, and respond to simple statements on very familiar topics

Method of teaching and learning 
This module takes a communicative approach to language teaching, and involves a high level of interaction between teacher and students. Teaching and assessment will revolve around the setting and completion of specified language tasks.

This module includes 2*2 hours seminars plus 1 hour tutorial per week. Students will have 4 hours per week of integrated skills class, covering listening and speaking skills, as well as some reading skills and the Pinyin romanisation system. The tutorial session will be designed to support student learning in and after class.

The syllabus will mainly focus on developing students’ listening and speaking skills, while also giving limited focus to reading skills needed for daily life in China (e.g. reading simple notices).

Topics covered may include:

• Talking about interests

• Language for sports and other activities

• Chinese cities

• Holiday plans

• Booking train tickets
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester   52  13      85  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Integrated Exam 50.00
2 Speaking Coursework 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 12/8/2019 2:54:40 AM