Advanced Chinese Language

East China Normal University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Chinese Language

  • Host University

    East China Normal University

  • Location

    Shanghai, China

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Chinese

  • Language Level


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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Course Description:

    This course is designed for the students who are able to handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated communication tasks. By taking this course, students will reach Intermediate level. They can comprehensively improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, achieve basic communication tasks in real life, and master the strategy of communication and expression. They can talk about a variety of concrete topics relating to housing, lifestyle, examination, occupations, trip, as well as topics relating to characteristics of a person.


    Course Objectives

    Lingual Objectives:

    • Master about 250 elementary words.
    • Master about 30 grammar points.
    • Master the basic knowledge about Chinese simple paragraph and understand the meaning of words in the conversation.
    • Improve the Chinese language ability in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    Functional Objectives:

    • Be able to complete more complicated tasks.
    • Be able to express one’s opinion about some topic which including describe a person, talk about home town, lifestyle, housing, examination, shopping and experience on day off, etc
    • Improve the proficiency and accuracy in Chinese communication and expression.

    Cultural Objectives:

    • Understand more about Chinese culture and society.
    • Be able to make a simple compare between China and students’ own countries.
    • Attain basic intercultural awareness.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations