Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: ENG317
Module Title: Chinese Linguistics
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: English
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
The main aims of the module are:


• to provide a historical overview of Chinese and introduce students to the areas of Chinese language description and analysis such as phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and sociolinguistics;


• to equip students with methods for analysing the Chinese language;



• to apply methods of description and analysis to the Chinese Language.


Learning outcomes 
A. Demonstrate familiarity with key aspects of Chinese language structure and develop a sense of the major linguistic properties of Chinese

B. Demonstrate an ability to analyse the Chinese language at various levels of its structure

C. Use Linguistic Theories/Approaches to analyse the Chinese language or account for Chinese language data

D. Demonstrate an ability and skills to conduct research in the Chinese language



Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into two components: Lectures and Tutorials/workshops.

Teaching consists of one lecture and one Tutorial/workshop per week.



Syllabus 
Topics will include:

• Historical overview of Chinese

• Dialectology

• Phonetics

• Phonology

• Morphology

• Syntax

• Semantics

• Interface between Chinese language, society and culture

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26  13        111  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Test 1 15.00
2 Test 2 15.00
3 3000 Words Essay 70.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 8/20/2019 6:13:34 PM