Chinese Advanced Language 9

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chinese Advanced Language 9

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Chinese

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The course is designed to help students returning from their year abroad in China to further develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Chinese in a variety of contexts. In addition to the enhancement of their subject knowledge, students are also encouraged to further enhance their independent and interdependent learning skills as well as their analytical skills. The module is conducted through the target language. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the main content of documentaries, TV news and films and current affairs programmes.
    2. Engage in extended conversation with native speakers on most general topics in a clearly participatory fashion.
    3. Quickly identify the content and relevance of texts on a wide range of professional topics with some help of appropriate reference sources.
    4. Demonstrate a reasonably high level of lexical accuracy and grammatical accuracy; some incorrect choices may occur but without hindering communication.
    5. Develop a clear description or narrative on a variety of subjects, related to his/her field of expertise, expanding and supporting his/her main points with relevant detail and examples.
    6. Summarise a wide range of factual and imaginative texts, movies and news containing opinions, argument and discussion.
    7. Demonstrate an initial awareness of classical Chinese language.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.