Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: CLT907
Module Title: Chinese Language ALA Stage 7
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 0.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Modern Languages Center
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
The module aims to increase university students’ vocabulary, to improve their ability to express themselves orally and on paper, thus to improve their ability in comprehensive Chinese application and to bring their Chinese language proficiency to a level equivalent to CEFR B2.
Learning outcomes 
A Demonstrate understanding of both the main ideas and specific details of complex conversations and speeches on abstract and study-related topics delivered in Chinese

B Demonstrate both general and detailed understanding Chinese texts within a field of interest, or understanding of specialized articles outside of their own field, such as high technology and environmental protection

C Use the Chinese to give a clear, well-structured presentation, with highlighting of significant points, and to express ideas and opinions clearly, precisely and convincingly in the context of a discussion

D Use Chinese to produce writing that develops an argument, with appropriate highlighting of significant points and relevant supporting detail

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 3 seminar hours for 12 weeks, plus 2 hours induction in week 1. Students will have 62 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.
Syllabus 
The syllabus will develop the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing. Each chapter is compiled to provide students with topic-related tasks to complete, with the topics closely and deeply related to real life.

The tasks in each chapter are divided into 2 types, those based on a text, and those given in extension, and their difficulty is on a gradient, forming a spiral pattern. The purpose of the tasks is to increase university students’ vocabulary, to improve their ability to express themselves orally and on paper, thus to improve their ability in comprehensive Chinese application.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 2  36        62  100 

Assessment

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

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