分类:中文课程(Chinese LANGUAGE COURSES)

CLE008. Elementary Chinese I
(2 credits)

This course provides language training of Mandarin Chinese to second/foreign language learners. The course starts from the Chinese phonetics: initials and finals, and then introduces initial-final combinations, tones and modulations. On the basis of the above field, radicals, characters, words and basic sentence patterns will be introduced. All the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing will be trained in the course. By the end of the course, students are expected to use learned Mandarin to solve daily problems in limited way.

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CLE009. Elementary Chinese II
(2 credits)

This course is a continuation of Elementary Chinese I. The course focuses on the use of more vocabularies and structures, especially the use of modal particles, location words, modal verbs and separable verbs. On sentence level: progression, manner, duration and completion of an act will be introduced and students are also expected to use learned functional words to express time, attitude, and expectation. By the end of the course, students should learn at least 700 Chinese words and develop an equivalent language ability of HSK-3.

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CLE027. Intermediate Chinese I
(2 credits)

This course provides language training of Mandarin Chinese to second/foreign language learners. The course aims to give comprehensive trainings of Mandarin Chinese with emphasis on oral and listening skills. The course content consists of a variety of patterns of daily expressions, especially on how to express frequency, emphasis, continuation and past experience. Comparative structures and passive sentences are the key parts to take efforts and the course will also introduce a few idioms and culture knowledge from the texts. By the end of the course, students are expected to apply learned materials and express themselves at paragraph levels.

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CLE028. Intermediate Chinese II
(2 credits)

This course is a continuation of Intermediate Chinese I. The course fosters students’ abilities to better use the learned vocabularies and grammars in real life setting. More efforts will be taken on oral tasks of using complement of potentiality, series of ba-sentence, as well as general, specific and fuzzy references. The course will also talk about some idioms and culture knowledge related to the content. By the end of the course, students should learn at least 1200 Chinese words and develop an equivalent language ability of HSK- 4.

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CLE031. Advanced Chinese I
(2 credits)

An advanced language course designed to improve and extend students’ language abilities and knowledge in Chinese. Most of the learning materials are narrative essays reflecting the contemporary society of China. Students will also learn functional expressions in context and participate in conversations and discussions of different topics. By the end of the course, students will be able to search information and use learned materials to give presentations on their interested topics.

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CLE032. Advanced Chinese II 
(2 credits)

This course is a continuation of advanced Chinese I. The course summarizes how Chinese language organizes its phonetic elements, words, sentence patterns, paragraphs, and familiarizes students with different types of stories, essays and video resources reflecting contemporary society and cultural lives in China. Functional expressions and oral communications will be learned and practiced in context. And the aim of the course is to promote students to communicate their thoughts in correct and decent Chinese. By the end of the course, student should learn at least 2500 Chinese words and develop an equivalent language ability of HSK-5.

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CLE033. Chinese Culture
(2 credits)

Lecture, 2 credits, 2 hours per week. Pre-requisites:N/A.

This course systematically introduces Chinese philosophy and religions, literature, arts (including calligraphy), education, traditional festivals, cuisine and food culture, clothes, architecture, etc. It was designed to make the students understand Chinese culture in those aspects when they study Chinese language and subject knowledge here at SUSTech. Combining their own experience in China, the students will deepen their understanding of Chinese culture after taking this course. The course is mainly for international students.  

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CLE034. Chinese History
(2 credits)

Lecture, 2 credits, 2 hours per week. Pre-requisites:N/A.

This course systematically introduces Chinese history which can be traced back to thousands of years ago. Following the chronological order of dynastical evolution, the course provides explanation and description of China’s development in politics, economy, society, culture, literature and arts, science and technology in different historical periods. It was designed to let the students have a comprehensive understanding of Chinese long history when they study Chinese language and subject knowledge here at SUSTech. It will also help the students better understand China’s current political systems, cultural and social customs as well as moral norms. The course is mainly for international students.

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