Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 26121008 Subject Classification Foreign Languages
Subject Name ベーシック中国語II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Chinese II
オオシマ ヒロミ,カク クミコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues5-6:IAS K101, (2T) Thur5-6:IAS J201
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Seminar based, Frequent use of blackboard, Teams, Zoom
Kaku on Tuesdays, Oshima on Thursdays
* face-to face class on Tuesdays, online class on Thursdays 
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
Keywords Chinese (Putonghua), pronunciation, pinyin, grammar, vocabulary 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
To cope with the globalization era, the goal is to develop communication skills that allow individuals to receive and transmit information in various foreign languages, acquire knowledge and skills, and deepen understanding of different languages and cultures. 
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
・This course aims for students to learn pinyin and master Chinese pronunciation, which is the most important point in Primary Chinese learning.
・The goal is to acquire fundamental Chinese language skills. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 ~ 14:  This course will focus on grammar explanations, reading comprehension, listening practice, speaking practice, and writing practice in order to acquire grammar knowledge and expression skills, through textbooks. Specific class procedures and detailed learning methods will be explained and instructed during the course.

Lesson 15: Review

Details about the format and schedule of the final exam (kimatsu test) will be provided by the instructors prior to the exam. 
・The textbook is the same as "Basic Chinese I".  Explanations about reference books will be provided during the class as needed.
・In Oshima's class, a Chinese-Japanese dictionary is required.  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
・Guidance on how to prepare and review will be provided during class.
・Be sure to review the textbooks, handouts, and materials distributed during class. 
Requirements This class consists of two lessons per week. Please make sure to attend the paired classes (Oshima/Kaku). 
Grading Method 40% for regular assessment and 60% for the final exam. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message ・Please practice pronunciation diligently.
・Please do not forget the Chinese pronunciation you've acquired and continue to build your knowledge of Chinese vocabulary and grammar. Enhance your proficiency in Chinese and deepen your understanding of Chinese culture through Chinese books, programs, and movies. 
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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