CHINESE LANGUAGE 2 MOD.1
- Academic year
- 2018/2019 Syllabus of previous years
- Official course title
- LINGUA CINESE 2 MOD. 1
- Course code
- LT007I (AF:260340 AR:152672)
- On campus classes
- ECTS credits
- 9 out of 18 of CHINESE LANGUAGE 2
- Surnames S-Z
- Degree level
- Bachelor's Degree Programme
- Educational sector code
- 1st Semester
- Course year
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Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
Objectives of the course are: to develop a capacity for reflection on language and to provide further methodological tools for linguistic analysis and interlinguistic comparison. Particular attention is given to phonological, morphological and syntactic aspects, with regards to the functional-communicative environment. Achieving these goals will allow the students to build solid foundations to develop further skills and knowledge..
Expected learning outcomes
1A. Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the basic linguistic terminology and understand the texts that use it.
1B. Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the basic mental structures of language and of the linguistic acquisition process both of mother tongue and of the foreign language, with particular reference to Chinese.
2. Have the ability to apply knowledge and understanding
2 A. Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of how to correctly use the linguistic terminology in all the processes of application and communication of the acquired knowledge.
2 B. Knowing how to operate a simple linguistic analysis of different aspects of one's mother tongue and of the Chinese language, taking into account the universal properties of language and the parameters of interlinguistic variation with respect to some specific phenomena.
2 C. Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the basic mental structures of language and of the linguistic acquisition process both of mother tongue and Chinese
3. Ability to judge
3 A. Knowing how to formulate and argue simple hypotheses, also developing a critical approach to the evaluation of alternative hypotheses.
4. Communication skills
4 A. Knowing how to communicate the specificities of linguistic reflection, using appropriate terminology.
4 B. Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of how to interact on an intermediate level with peers and with the tutor, in a critical and respectful way, both in class and on the forum of the virtual classroom.
5. Learning skills
5 A. Knowing how to take notes and share them in a collaborative way on the online platform.
CEFR Level: B1 Threshold-Intermediate
Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Conversation practice (60 hours);
Tutorship for conversation in small groups.
Claudia Ross and Jing-heng Sheng Ma, Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar - A Practical Guide, Routledge, London and New York, 2006 e succ. (www.routledge.com)
Claudia Ross, Jing-heng Sheng Ma e Baozhang He, Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar - Workbook, Routledge, London and New York, 2006 e succ. (www.routledge.com)
Abbiati, M., Grammatica di cinese moderno, Cafoscarina, Venezia 1998.
BOOKS FOR EXERCISES OF SPOKEN LANGUAGE
Abbiati, M. e Zhang Ruoying, Dialogare in cinese: corso di lingua colloquiale, vol. 2, Cafoscarina, Venezia 2011. Listening exercises are also available online, in Materiale ISA Prof. Abbiati: Esercitazioni/Cinese II anno.
OTHER REFERENCE BOOKS:
Abbiati, M., Materiali ed esercizi per l'apprendimento della grammatica cinese moderna, Cafoscarina, Venezia 2010, part 2
Abbiati, M., La lingua cinese, Cafoscarina, Venezia 1992, or Abbiati, M., Guida alla lingua cinese, Carocci, Roma 2008.
Casacchia G. and Bai Yukun, Grande dizionario Cinese-Italiano, IsIAO, Roma 2008, 2 vols., or
Zhang Shi Hua, Dizionario cinese-italiano italiano-cinese, Hoepli, Milano 2007, or
Wang Huanbao, Wang Jun, Shen Emei, Ke Baotai, Dizionario cinese. Italiano-cinese cinese-italiano, De Agostini, Novara 2006.
Zhao Xiuying, Il Dizionario di Cinese - Dizionario Italiano-Cinese Cinese-Italiano, De Agostini, Novara, 2013 (version with DVD ROM for both Windows e Mac operating systems) (www.zanichelli.it)
PLECO e-dictionary (www.pleco.com)
Students get 18 credits by passing both the first term exam and the second term exam.
The 10 cfu exam of the previous course of Chinese Language 2-1 consists of the same program and the same tests of the new course of Chinese Language 2 (first term).
Type of exam
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Poverty and inequalities" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development