Academic year
2023/2024 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
LM604I (AF:459582 AR:255887)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
2nd Semester
Course year
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The course aims at:

1. Preparing students to make short seminar-type presentations.
2. Supporting students in the process of translation.
3. Stimulating research into specialist texts from Chinese sources.
At the end of the course the student will be able to:

1. Express thoughts and ideas in Chinese with technological support.
2. Hold a short debate in Chinese language
Students must have at least a CEFR B1 level.
Seminar lessons with active participation by students on different economic and political topics relating to modern China and its role in a global context with translation, questions and discussions in class. Attending students will be asked to complete assignments. The presentation of assignments will contribute to the final grade in addition to a translation of a text.
More information during the course.

Abbiati, M., La lingua cinese, Cafoscarina, Venezia 1992 e succ.
or Abbiati, M., Guida alla lingua cinese, Carocci, Roma 2008 e succ. (suggested readings)

Casacchia G., Bai Yukun, Dizionario Cinese-Italiano, Cafoscarina, Venezia 2013,
or Zhao Xiuying, Il dizionario di Cinese. Dizionario Cinese-Italiano, Italiano-Cinese, Zanichelli, Bologna 2013,
or Lombardi R. (a cura di), Cinese, Garzanti, Milano 2012,
or Zhang Shi Hua, SFLEP Dizionario Conciso Italiano-Cinese Cinese-Italiano, Waiyu jiaoyu chubanshe, Shanghai 2006 (Italian edition: Dizionario cinese-italiano italiano-cinese, Hoepli, Milano 2007),
or Wang Huanbao, Wang Jun, Shen Emei, Ke Baotai, Modernissimo dizionario italiano-cinese cinese-italiano, Waiyu jiaoxue yu yanjiu chubanshe, Beijing 2000 (Italian edition: Dizionario cinese. Italiano-cinese cinese-italiano, De Agostini, Novara 2006),
or Zhao Xiuying e Gatti, F., Dizionario compatto cinese-italiano italiano-cinese e conversazioni, Zanichelli Bologna 1996.
The final grade will be obtained by the evaluation of the presentation and the degree of participation in the debates. Students will be asked to prepare a research and to translate a text from Chinese into Italian.
Classes and excercises. Transparencies and multimedial teaching materials will be used as well.
written and oral

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Human capital, health, education" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 30/08/2023