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MANDARIN

Major combinations:
NQF Level: 5: MAN1501, MAN1502
NQF Level: 6: MAN2601, MAN2602
NQF Level: 7: MAN3701, MAN3702, MAN3703, MAN3704, MAN3705

Rumen Hanyu: Introduction to Mandarin Chinese - MAN1501
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Purpose: To enable students to develop aptitudes in the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) of Mandarin from novice-low to novice-mid level (emphasis on first three skills) and to gain some aspects of Chinese culture.
Shiyong Hanyu: Practical Mandarin Chinese - MAN1502
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in Other languages,English
Pre-requisite: MAN1501 or MAN101R
Purpose: To enable students to develop aptitudes in the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) of Mandarin further from novice-mild to novice-high level (emphasis on first three skills).
Shenghuo Hanyo: Living Mandarin Chinese - MAN2601
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: MAN1502 or MAN102S
Purpose: To enable students to hold a social conversation on familiar and predictable topics with an acquaintance or business person.
Huoyong Hanyu: Applied Mandarin Chinese - MAN2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: MAN2601 or MAN201U
Purpose: To teach more advanced grammar and vocabulary necessary for giving effective instruction and obtaining clear information, both in social and work-related contexts.
Introduction to Chinese Culture, Customs and Traditions - MAN3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in Other languages,English
Purpose: To introduce students to the main aspects of Chinese culture and the general Chinese history which, in particular, provides the historical context within which the main cultural trends emerged or developed. It is taught through the medium of English. Students will read the main political, social and cultural history of the Chinese people, including the more tangible aspects such as Chinese customs, etiquette and festivals, and thereby get a firm grip on the basic knowledge of Chinese history and culture.
Zhongguo Chengyu: Chinese Wisdom Tales, Idioms and Proverbs - MAN3702
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: MAN2602 or MAN202V
Purpose: To prepare students for further literary studies through the study of Chinese wisdom tales, idioms and proverbs in newspapers and literary sources.
Gaoji Hanyu: Advanced Mandarin Chinese - MAN3703
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: MAN3702 or MAN301X
Purpose: To consolidate the skills and knowledge that students have learnt and to enable them to take part in conversations on a wide range of topics.
Zongguo Wenxuan: Selected Readings of Modern Chinese Literature - MAN3704
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in Other languages,English
Co-requisite: MAN3703 or MAN301X
Purpose: To develop students' ability to read and appreciate modern Chinese literary works which represent different major literary styles.
Shangyong Zhongwen: Business Chinese (Mandarin Chinese) - MAN3705
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Purpose: To develop students' understanding and acquisition of business Chinese through the provision of various models of business conversation in various business situations.