This module aims to help students with no prior Chinese knowledge to establish a solid foundation in their Chinese study, bringing their Chinese language proficiency to a level equivalent to CEFR A1.
A Be able to demonstrate understanding of simple words and phrases when spoken in the target language
B Be able to demonstrate recognition of familiar names, words, phrases and simple sentences in text format in the target language
C Be able to use the target language to deliver personal information and interact orally in a simple way
D Be able to use the target language to write about themselves and where they live, using short, simple phrases
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.