Chinese Language and Culture Level 1

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chinese Language and Culture Level 1

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Chinese

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    The course provides Mandarin Chinese language tuition, which develops the ability to operate practically and effectively in the target language.

    Language learning is integral to the ability to develop an international perspective on life and learning and enhances personal development and employability. The challenge of learning a language develops the empathy necessary for greater cultural and political awareness, which is a crucial aspect of being an educated ‘global citizen’.
    This course emphasises the growing importance globally of the Chinese world through the study of the language.


    Learners are exposed to listening and reading items to develop their understanding, and participate in speaking and writing activities designed to develop their fluency and accuracy in both media. The overall desired outcome is for learners to deal comfortably, confidently and competently at a basic level with the language required to cope effectively with a range of circumstances and situations.