Chinese Beginners 1 (A1/1)

Seminar, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

This course takes place once a week and integrates the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, and emphasizes oral communication and listening comprehension in a culturally authentic context.

Learning outcomes

On this course, you will learn how to …
•    engage in everyday conversation
•    place an order at a restaurant
•    talk about your work, hobbies
•    detect differences in pitch in pronunciation
•    read around 260 characters

You will also receive an introduction to...
•    the Chinese language (Mandarin)
•    pronunciation (PinYin)
•    Chinese script: approx. 260 characters
•    modern China; political, economic and social aspects
•    Chinese culture and mentality

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch: Kaishi! Chinesisch für Studierende A1 Kursbuch mit Audios und Übungsbuch mit Audios
ISBN 978-3-12-528965-9 und ISBN: 978-3125289666

Mode of delivery

Communicative lessons with a focus on the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in a culturally authentic context.

Assessment methods and criteria