Chinese Language 2 (Beginners)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chinese Language 2 (Beginners)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Chinese

  • Language Level


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module aims to build on the competences and skills previously acquired and to introduce students to new features of the language and aspects of the culture. Students will be familiarised with a wider range of everyday situations which go beyond those previously encountered and which will require the use of additional linguistic skills. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Complete simple interactions in Chinese, such as asking for directions, talking about health etc.
    2. Construct simple sentences discussing past events
    3. Express simple needs and desires in Chinese
    4. Extract the key points of simple texts or dialogues dealing with topics with which they are familiar.
    5. Write approximately 500-600 simple Chinese characters

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.

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