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-.
A Be able to demonstrate understanding of simple information and questions about family, people, homes, work and hobbies when spoken in the target language
B Be able to demonstrate understanding of short, simple texts containing familiar vocabulary in the target language
C Be able to use the target language to describe past events and future plans orally, and ask and answer simple questions
D Be able to use the target language to write about themselves (e.g. about their family, school, jobs, or hobbies) using simple structures
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.