Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
Please read the published information on the individual courses carefully.

851-0877-00L  Chinese I (A1.1)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersA.‑L. Achermann
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionChinese
CommentYour course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the language center (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch).


AbstractThis course is designed for students with a general interest in learning the modern Chinese language or students who are planning to study in China.
ObjectiveThe course aims at promoting various everyday communication skills without neglecting their cultural context.
ContentIntroduction to the modern standard Chinese language (Mandarin) and script, concentrating on basic vocabulary in Pinyin and Chinese characters, elementary grammar and conversation. The main focus will be on colloquial language.
LiteratureIm Kurs wird mit folgenden beiden Lehrmitteln gearbeitet:

1) Zhongguohua, shangce (Band 1). Lehrwerk für Chinesisch als Fremdsprache.
2) Zhongguozi, shuxie.

Beide Lehrmittel können am ersten Kurstag erworben werden.