Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: CLT902
Module Title: Chinese Language ALA Stage 2
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 0.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Modern Languages Center
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to help students with a basic Chinese knowledge to continually improve their Chinese study, bringing their Chinese language proficiency to a level equivalent to CEFR A1+.
Learning outcomes 
A Be able to demonstrate understanding of a speaker of the target language if they speak very slowly and clearly about simple everyday topics

B Be able to demonstrate understanding of very short, simple texts in the target language, when allowed to read very slowly

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

D Be able to use the target language to write simple sentences about themselves, including where they live and what they do

Method of teaching and learning 
Communicative language teaching 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 4 seminar hours for 12 weeks, plus 2 hours induction in week 1. Students will have 50 hours of self-study to support their learnings.
In order to submit their coursework tasks, the students must attend at least 8 weeks of seminars hours out of the 12 total weeks.

You will learn elementary Chinese language and culture and become fluent in daily communication through a series of structured lessons.

Understand stroke order in writing characters; learn the basic radicals in characters.

You could use basic Chinese words and expressions to seek for help, to illustrate and descript and to compare things in your daily life.

Communicate basic needs in a Mandarin Chinese-speaking environment.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 2  48        50  100 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Speaking Coursework 60.00
2 Writing Coursework 40.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 12/7/2019 8:08:47 PM