2023-2024 / LANG7001-1

Chinese 2


80h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in economics and business management7 crédits 
 Bachelor in business engineering7 crédits 


Hong Zhang

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

Chinese characters 200 
Basic grammar (word order, common sentence patterns, general questions, and negative sentences)

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The goal at the end of the course: to reach level A1 or A2

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

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

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)

Face-to-face course

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 AND oral exam

Additional information:

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

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs