851-0879-00L  Chinese III A2.1

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersUniversity lecturers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionChinese
CommentNo enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding course directly at "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zürich".

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AbstractChinese III leads to A2.1 level on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. It provides an extension of participants’ skills in standard modern Chinese and in Chinese script. The goal of the course is for participants to communicate in and deal with more complex everyday situations. Special importance is attached to an academic environment and student life.
ObjectiveParticipants are able to use the Chinese language adequately in selected areas and can conduct themselves in a culturally appropriate manner. The focus is on oral language skills at A2.1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; reading and writing skills are fostered simultaneously. Special importance is attached to an academic environment and student life. Participants learn about 200 new characters. (After three semesters, participants know about 600 characters). Content areas that are embedded in various communicative tasks include: Directions, your living situation, public tranpsort, visits to doctors and hosppitals, hairdresser appointments.