2023-2024 / ASIE0035-1

Chinese language IV (part II)


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Rachel Delcourt, Eric Florence


Eric Florence

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Schedule: TBC

Classroom: TBC

This course consists of:

- practicing around complex structures of modern Chinese syntax (concepts covered by HSK level III and IV exams);

- Translation work (versions) from a corpus of texts selected by the teacher;

- discussions around the texts translated by the students;

- Grammar texts and exercises (Chinese syntax) will be distributed to students by the teacher and will be made available on ECampus

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

This course aims to:
- Reinforce students' mastery of the complex structures of modern Chinese language syntax;
- Develop students' reading comprehension and translation skills;
- Consolidate students' aptitudes to argue around specific themes.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Students ought to have attended at least 180h of modern Chinese language 

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The following activities are organized:
- Exercises around the complex structures of Chinese syntax (home preparation and deposit on the ECampus platform);
- Preparation of readings by students;
- Preparation of HSK exercises by students.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Présentiel and preparatory work at home.

Recommended or required readings

A body of texts will be available online. 

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam AND oral exam

Additional information:

Students will be assessed according to the following criteria:
- mastery of the complex structures of modern Chinese syntax;
- ability to understand and translate contents of intermediate level of difficulty into modern Chinese, as well as the ability to discuss these contents.

Work placement(s)

Information on the possibilities of scholarships in China is available by contacting the course holder and head of the "China" section at ULiège, Eric.Florence@uliege.be

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs