2023-2024 / LANG6008-1

Chinese 1


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in economics and business management3 crédits 
 Bachelor in business engineering3 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...)3 crédits 


Chao Meng

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

General overview of Chinese language and Chinese culture.
Chinese pronunciation system: Pinyin (the phonetic transcription of Chinese).
Chinese character structure + about 50 words. (Vocabulary)
Basic grammar.
Communication in a simple way.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Course objective
know the structure of Chinese well and form a basis for the next study.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

- in class: explanation of grammar, presentation of pronunciation, vocabulary, listening and reading comprehension exercises, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary exercises.
- preparations and drills to be done at home every week.

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

Blended learning

Additional information:

Face-to-face with priority. In view of the health crisis, part of the course (or all of it) may be carried out remotely. The students will be informed according to the evolution of the situation.

Recommended or required readings

  "Business Chinese" book and syllabus

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam

Other : Closed question

Additional information:

Final note:
Three parts: 5% + 15% + 80%
Class attendance: 5% (present at least 80% of lessons)
Exam in January: 15% (written)
Exam in June: 80% (written)

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

course at 25 sep.
exercises et enregistrements

reponses de la lecon 3