Spring | Full
Course name Chinese 2
Course date 25.03.2024 - 17.05.2024
Institution HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB
Teacher Hai Guo
Email
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 20.11.2023 - 01.03.2024
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Chinese 2

25.03.2024 - 17.05.2024

Course description

Welcome to continue studying Chinese! You will deepen your knowledge of what you have learnt in the Chinese 1 course. You will learn how to handle the most common everyday life and work situations. Together with the other students, you will improve your communication skills and get to know digital communication in Chinese. You also will develop further cultural and intercultural skills.

A student who has completed this course or has acquired equal knowledge will be able to

  • handle everyday life and work situations orally
  • master the basic skills of reading and writing common Chinese characters and interpreting their original “pictogram stories” and structures
  • communicate in Chinese-speaking countries considering their special cultural characteristics
  • take into account cultural diversity
  • plan their future language studies and start their exchange abroad.

Contents

  • discuss one’s own daily and weekly program
  • describe one’s living environment
  • manage in a restaurant or a shopping center
  • manage in renting a car or a bike
  • express one’s own opinion
  • digital communication in the language in Chinese
  • develop travel plans, booking a hotel and travelling
  • deepen one’s own cultural knowledge of Chinese-speaking countries and their cultures

Prerequisites

Chinese 1 course or equal knowledge

Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria – grade 1

The student knows how to use the Chinese language in the most common every day and work life situations. He/She has mastered the basics of pronunciation, the most common language basics, the most common required written characters and partly also the course’s vocabulary. He/She knows some general characteristics of the language area and its everyday life and work culture, and he/she has acquainted him/herself with the diversity of the Chinese-speaking environment.

Assessment criteria – grade 3

The student knows how to use the Chinese language quite independently and naturally in the most common every day and work life situations. He/She has mastered the pronunciation, many language basics, majority of the required written characters and how to apply what he/she learnt to different language situations. He/She knows the general characteristics of the language area and its everyday life and work culture, and he/she understands the diversity of the Chinese-speaking environment much better than before.

Assessment criteria – grade 5

The student knows how to use the Chinese language quite independently and naturally in different every day and work life situations. He/She has mastered the pronunciation, many language basics, almost all of the required written characters and he/she applies fearlessly what he/she has learnt to different language situations. He/She knows the general characteristics of the language area very well and its everyday life and work culture, and he/she understands and is able to promote the diversity of the Chinese-speaking environment.

Course way of working and time table

Virtual course.

Course additional info

Study material

  • Hai Guo & YLE 2009: BBC Real Chinese (lesson 5-10)
  • Gu Feng 2009: Mandarin Teaching Toolbox, Volume 2, Confucius Institute at BCIT

Course enrolment info

Enrolment link above. Please note if the course is not available on the enrolment list it is already full.

Haaga-Helia students enrol to the course (CHI002AS2AE) during Haaga-Helia enrolment period through Peppi.