Module Details

Module Code: CHIN B7007
Full Title: Chinese 7
Valid From:: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits:: 5
Module Owner:: Ping Cao
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: This module examines many aspects of Chinese society. It provides authentic language contexts in business settings; introduces the culture, art and literature of China; and describes the major natural and cultural features of Chinese geography
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Exchange day-to-day information in business settings in Mandarin Chinese
MLO2 Identify the major geographic features, historical figures of China
MLO3 Outline the key events in the history of modern China
MLO4 Assess the impact from digitalization on the expression and representation of Chinese culture.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Module Indicative Content
Business Chinese;
Mandarin in the office; arrange business meetings
Common knowledge about Chinese history
Period before the Opium War of 1840; Modern Period of China; Contemporary of China
Common knowledge about Chinese geography
A general survey of China; Transportation; Famous historical cities and modern cities
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time On Campus

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 30 Pass Mark 12
Timing Week 8 Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
a cultural project (30%)
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 20 Pass Mark 8
Timing Week 10 Learning Outcome 1,4
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
listening test
Assessment Type Class Test % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 40
Timing Week 5 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
mainly focus on use of Chinese language
Assessment Type Oral Examination/Interview % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 20 Pass Mark 8
Timing Week 11 Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
speaking test
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time On Campus
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact Class contact Every Week 4.00 4
Directed Reading Non Contact Reading directed by the lecturer Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact Self-directed reading and study Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time On Campus
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 4.00 4
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Tang, Xiaobing. (2015), Visual Culture in Contemporary China: Paradigms And Shifts, Cambridge University Press, p.288, [ISBN: 1107446376].
  • Zhang, lihua; Xiong, huan. (2011), The Business Chinese Language and Culture 1, ZheJiang Publishing United Group 浙江教育出版社, Hangzhou, China, p.187, [ISBN: ISBN 97875338].
  • Zhang, lihua; Xiong, huan. (2011), Elementary practical business Chinese 2, ZheJiang Publishing United Group 浙江教育出版社, Hangzhou, China, p.223, [ISBN: 9781629785974].
  • The Overseas Chinese Affairs Office. (2007), Common Knowledge About Chinese Geography (English and Chinese Edition), Higher Education Press, Beijing, China, p.260, [ISBN: 7040207206].
  • John Bryan Starr. (2010), Understanding China [3rd Edition]: A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture, 3rd Edition. Hill and Wang, USA, p.448, [ISBN: 9780809016518].
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