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Chinese 4

Module name (EN): Chinese 4
Module code: DFBGE-400
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam (50%) + presentation (25%) + informal tests (25%)

[updated 25.11.2020]
Curricular relevance:
DFBGE-400 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, optional course
DFBEES-403 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBBW-441 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, optional course
DFBGE-400 Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015, semester 4, optional course
DFBGM412 Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, optional course
DFBME-403 Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBTO408 International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, optional course
DFITM-403 International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBI-415 Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, optional course
DFIW-403 Computer Science and Web Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBLG413 International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 4, optional course
DFILM-403 International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, optional course
DFBBW-441 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018, optional course
DFIM-403 , Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course
DFBLG413 Logistics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 4, optional course
Workload:
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld

[updated 01.10.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be able to understand short dialogues and identify specific information components
- be able to exchange information orally in more standard situations  
- be able to understand shorter texts of written Chinese (characters)
- be able to use the appropriate input software to reproduce longer texts
- be able to use the appropriate input software to produce longer texts in the foreign language  
- be able to develop and apply strategies to solve language problems
- be able to assess the prevailing cultural differences in the source and target culture


[updated 25.11.2020]
Module content:
- More basic topics from everyday life (e.g. asking for the time, talking about your health, going to the doctor, meeting with friends, renting an apartment, making excuses and complaints)
- More basic topics pertaining to student life (e.g. presenting your own course of study)
- Expressing personal concerns and asking polite questions (advanced)
- More experience in dealing with small talk situations


[updated 25.11.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
- Presentations by the lecturer
- Partner work and presentations
- Group work phases where students tackle specific tasks
- Multimedia language lab
- Short presentations by the students
- Internet research
- Computer transcription and audio recordings of selected texts


[updated 25.11.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
- Internet resources
- Subject-related multimedia programs
- Textbook: New Practical Chinese Reader. Textbook (Chinese-English version). Vol.1. Lessons 11 to 14. Beijing: Beijing Language and Culture University Press
- Power-Point presentations from the lecturer or equivalent forms of visualization to illustrate intercultural aspects
- Internet resources, for example Quizlet, Pinterest and learning applications
- Video and audio material


[updated 25.11.2020]
[Tue Sep 21 01:37:31 CEST 2021, CKEY=dc4, BKEY=dfbees, CID=DFBGE-400, LANGUAGE=en, DATE=21.09.2021]