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Module Code: CLT904
Module Title: Chinese Language ALA Stage 4
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 extend students’ Chinese language and cultural knowledge, so that they can deal with most situations likely to arise while living and studying in China; this module will help to bring their Chinese language skills to a level equivalent to CEFR A2+.
Learning outcomes 
A Be able to demonstrate understanding of short, simple narratives when spoken clearly and slowly in the target language

B Be able to demonstrate understanding of short, simple texts on familiar subjects in the target language, which consist of high-frequency, everyday or university-related vocabulary

C Be able to use the target language to give a brief oral presentation about factual information, as well as to ask for and give opinions, or agree and disagree, in a simple way

D Be able to use the target language to write about their everyday life in simple sentences

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.

The syllabus will develop the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing.

The topic will cover social activities, sports and health, entertainment and culture.

A good command of the grammar points in the related 《Road to Success》series books and lays a sound grammatical foundation.

Be able to satisfy most survival needs comfortably and most limited social demands.

Comprehend and compose more complex sentences

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: 12/8/2019 3:45:35 AM