The learning goals of this module can be reached in the following ways:
• Interactive classroom activities
• Individual or pair work for the presentation
• Internet learning via Moodle
Assessing one´s own learning is a compulsory part of the module.
Meiru Liu 2006: Basic Business Chinese, Beijing University Press
Handouts and materials provided by the teacher via Moodle
- The presentations will be arranged during the last two teaching weeks.
- Other arrangements can be discussed with the teacher
16.01.2023 - 19.05.2023
Course contents “The course is divided into two parts: Introduction to the Chinese-Speaking Areas (Part 1) and Chinese Written Language and Documents (Part 2). Part 2 is a web-course via Moodle.” Introduction to the Chinese-Speaking Areas: • Introduction to the situations in different Chinese-speaking areas • Economic life of the mainland China and overseas Chinese societies Chinese Written Language and Documents: • Learn more useful characters and learn to understand unknown Chinese characters with the help of common internet tools • Basic level PR and business documents: basic e-mails, invitations, travel agenda/visiting program, CV compilation After completing the course, students will • become familiar with the history, culture and economic situations of the main Chinese-speaking areas including mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. • be capable of talking about the general features of the Chinese economic life. • learn more common characters used in Chinese written texts and documents. • be able to understand a few types of basic Chinese documents with the help of Chinese computer programs • be able to write Chinese characters and texts with the help of the most common word-processing programs • be able to check the correctness of the written characters and texts with the help of internet tools
02.01.2023 - 13.01.2023
Alternative ways to complete the course
Writing an essay instead of the oral presentation. The internet learning sessions are compulsory.
Recognition of prior learning
A student can demonstrate his or her equivalent language skills or culture knowledge relating to the course objectives and content. This must be agreed upon with the teacher no later than two weeks before the course begins. Each student may attempt this only once in the period prior to the giving of the course. Evaluation is on a scale of 1-5.
10 - 40
Moodle assignments 50%
MUBBA Degree Programme for Multilingual Management Assistants