1.AIMS & OBJECTIVES

This course aims to (1) help students to master advanced knowledge and skills in Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing; (2) teach some of the advanced features of Chinese literature, and the interrelationship between literature, society and culture in ancient and contemporary China, and (3) develop students’ ability to analyse, evaluate and appreciate literary writings.

2.Course Intended Learning outcomes (cilos) with matching to PILOs

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs)

Programme Title: General Education

PILO

Upon successful completion of the Programme, students should be able to:

PILO 1

Communicate effectively as speakers and writers in both English and Chinese;

PILO 2

Access and manage complex information and problems using technologically appropriate means;

PILO 3

Apply appropriate mathematical reasoning to address problems in everyday life;

PILO 4

Acquire an active and healthy lifestyle;

PILO 5

Use historical and cultural perspectives to gain insight into contemporary issues;

PILO 6

Apply various value systems to decision-making in personal, professional, and social/political situations;

PILO 7

Make connections among a variety of disciplines to gain insight into contemporary personal, professional, and community situations.

CILOs-PILOs Mapping Matrix

Course Code & Title: GCCH1003: University Chinese

CILO

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

PILOs to be addressed

1

Communicate effectively in Chinese, in listening, speaking, reading  and writing;

1

2

Analyse themes, plots, characters, settings in literary works   and the writer’s way of creating and handling them;

1 & 5

3

Identify the relationship between literature and self, others, history, nature and society in ancient and contemporary times;

4 & 5

4

Acquire an active and healthy life attitude through reading and analysing literary works.

4