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Chinese Language a/I

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Course Unit Code712-2901/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
STI0049Mgr. Barbora Štivarová
NGU0057Mgr. Alice Nguyenová
WAN0051Jiantao Wang
FRY0070Mgr. Michaela Frydrychová
SIW0009Mgr. Marek Siwy
In this course students are going to know Chinese phonetic system, they will learn basic conversation phrases and they will get to know Chinese writing system.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim is to create a grounding of general language with the output level A1-A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Course Contents
HSK Standard Course 1: lessons 1-6

1. Course introduction and its requirements, lesson 1 Hello: phonetics – intials, finals, tones, greetings, classroom expressions
2. lesson 1: strokes of Chinese characters, review, lesson 2 Thank you: initials, finals, tones (2), thanks
3. lesson 2: review, classroom expressions, strokes of Chinese characters (2), lesson 3 What is your name: dialogues
4. lesson 3: review of dialogues, initials j,q,x and z,c,s, finals i,u,ü, change of tone of bù, final after initials j,q,x, strokes of Chinese characters (3), stroke order
5. review of lessons 1-3
6. lesson 4 She is my Chinese teacher: dialogues, interrogative pronouns nǎ, shéi, structural particle de, interrogative particle ne, difference in pronunciation of the initials zh,ch,sh,r, difference in pronunciation of n and ng
7. lesson 4: review of dialogues, change of tone of number yī, rules of using y and w, strokes of Chinese characters (4), stroke order (2)
8. lesson 5 Her daughter is 20 years old this year: dialogues, interrogative pronoun jǐ, particle le
9. lesson 5: review of dialogues, retroflex final, finals beginning with i,u,ü, difference between aspirated and unaspirated initials, syllable-diving mark, strokes of Chinese characters (5), stroke order (3)
10. review of lessons 4 and 5
11. lesson 6 I can speak Chinese: dialogues, modal verb huì, sentences with adjectival predicate, interrogative pronoun zěnme
12. lesson 6: review of dialogues, combination of first tone with other tones, strokes of Chinese characters (6), structure of Chinese characters
13. review of lessons 1-6
14. Credit test
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
JIANG, Liping. HSK Standard Course 1. Beijing: Beijing yuyan daxue chubanshe, 2013. ISBN 978-7-5619-3709-0.
JIANG, Liping. HSK Standard Course 1. Beijing: Beijing yuyan daxue chubanshe, 2013. ISBN 978-7-5619-3709-0.
Recommended Reading:
KANTOR, Philippe. Chinese with Ease. Vol. 1. Chennevières-sur-Marne: Assimil, 2005. ISBN 978-2-7005-0293-0.
DLUHOŠOVÁ, Táňa. Moderní čínština: pro nesinology. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2011. ISBN 978-80-244-2701-0.
ŠVARNÝ, Oldřich. Hovorová čínština: úvod do studia hovorové čínštiny. Druhé přepracované vydání. Editor David UHER. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2001, 190 s. ISBN 80-244-0298-X.
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