Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 26121016 Subject Classification Foreign Languages
Subject Name ベーシック中国語II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Chinese II
Instructor LEE YUHUI
リ ユーフィ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues7-8,Thur7-8:IAS K106
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar based, heavy use of blackboard, discussion, presentation by students 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Chinese
Eligible Students First-year students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
To develop students’ communication skills necessary for receiving and transmitting information effectively in various foreign languages, and deepen their knowledge and understanding of different languages and cultures, so as to enable them to play an acti 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to conduct daily communication orally and in writing in a foreign language.
2. To be able to understand many languages and cultures by using multiple foreign languages. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The course consists of two interlocking classes per week. Together with Basic Chinese II, III, and IV, the course aims to provide students with a balanced and comprehensive acquisition of the basic Chinese skills of "听 (listening), 说 (speaking), 读 (reading), and 写 (writing)" over the course of one year. The aim is to acquire the basic skills of "听 (listening)," "说 (speaking)," "读 (reading)," and "写 (writing)" in a well-balanced and comprehensive manner. 
Class Schedule Through examples and skits from the textbook, students will learn basic grammatical items step by step and acquire the four skills of 听・说・读・写 in a well-balanced manner.

1-4 Learn about Pinyin and the pronunciation system of the Chinese language.

5th-14th: Grammar explanation, reading, listening comprehension, and conversation practice based on the textbook, aiming to acquire grammatical knowledge and expressive ability. Specific instructions on how to proceed and how to study will be given in class.

15th Review and summary of the first term

16th Periodic exam 
Textbooks differ from teacher to teacher. Make sure to review the textbooks, handouts and materials handed out in the class.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, audio materials, visual materials (video/PC/others) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Instructions on how to prepare and review will be given in class. All assignments must be submitted by the due date. 
Requirements All students except for repeaters must take two paired classes.  
Grading Method Evaluation is holistic following the rough indication below:
  Active participation in the class: approximately 40%
  Final examination: approximately 60%

Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message There is a well-established standard test, Test of Chinese Proficiency
, three times a year (the fourth Sunday of March, June, and November). If you study regularly in (and outside) the class, you will be sufficiently developed to achieve the fourth grade level. You should try it.
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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