Course Description of Intermediate Chinese Listening

Updated: 2014-12-30


1.       Course Name: Intermediate Chinese Listening

2.       Course Type: Training course of Chinese listening skills

3.       Class Hours and Credits: 64 class hours; 4 credits

4.       Teaching Objects:

This course is appropriate for students who have mastered a vocabulary of roughly 2000-2500 Chinese words and possessed above-intermediate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

5.       Teaching Objectives:

Students will learn to clearly distinguish standard speech; understand common expressions and words; obtain general information and extract details and inferences from a range of different sources.   

6.       Course Features and Expectations:

Students will study a range of different topics with a wide mixture of language usage, including daily life, customs, economics, politics, culture, education, careers, romance, travel, sports, and popular science. Students are expected to complete a number of listening exercises both inside and outside the classroom in order to reinforce learning. 

7.       Course Materials:

Fu, Youdeng, 2011. Fazhan Hanyu—Zhongji HanyuTingli (Chinese Progress—Intermediate Chinese Listening), levels1&2, Beijing Language and Culture University Press;

The Open University of China, 2011. Success with New HSK(level 5), Beijing Language and Culture University Press. 

Dong, Cui ,2010, New Chinese Level test, HSK5, Beijing Language and Culture University press.

8.       Examination Mode

Course assignmentsUnit testsMid-term and Final exams