Second year courses

SLL2121F Mandarin IIA

HEQF credits: 24 at level 6

Second-year, first semester course, five meetings per week plus a conversation tutorial and a laboratory session.

Convener: Dr Yue Ma, Director of Chinese section at School of Language.

Entrance requirements

SLL1122S, or at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Course outline

The course aims to provide an introduction to Mandarin Chinese at an intermediate level. Instruction in all four language skills (aural, oral, reading, writing) is given.

Textbooks used for the course

  1. New Practical Chinese Reader, Book III

Lecture times: 2nd period

DP requirements

Students must attend classes regularly, submit the prescribed number of assignments and write any class test that may be scheduled. Submission dates must be adhered to.


Coursework (assignments and tests) counts for 40% of the final mark; two-hour written examination counts for 40%; oral examination counts for 20%.