at least in English, additionally in Chinese preferred
(Eng.) Chinese Language & Culture
Offering dept. and university
Department / faculty:
Department of Tourism English, Wu-Feng University of Technology (吳鳳科技大學觀光英語系)
Offering teacher’s information
Name: Helen Chia-Lig Yen (嚴嘉玲)
Education: 1. PhD candidate National Pingtung University Of Science and Technology
2. Master University of Newcastle upon tyen (UK)
Professional Appointments: Lecturer
Cooperating teacher(s) in this course
Department / faculty:
Tel. / mobile phone number:___________________
l Please extend this part to meet your need if you have more than one cooperating teacher in this course.
Goal of this course
description within 150 words
The course aims to develop students’ essential skills in understanding, reading and speaking in Mandarin. To complete this course successfully, it is hoped students would be able to equip the following capabilities:
The capabilities to comprehend and express own ideas properly in Mandarin.
The capabilities to comprehend readings and materials that distribute in classes.
The capabilities to complete successfully a 15-minuts long oral presentation on a professional topic.
This course is designed for overseas who want to enhance their Chinese proficiency by attending an intensive course.
It is an intermediate level course in Mandarin that is provided by International Summer School, Taiwan Comprehensive University System (TCUS).
description within 350 words
Course content / outline
You can introduce the course weekly.
The content of course is mainly focused on daily life and local culture in Taiwan, in Chia- Yi in particular. This course contains the following themes:
1.Campus tour in CCU (library, sports centre, students’ activity centre and so on)
2. Tour near campus and in Min Hsiung (drug stores, stands food, bakery, railway station and post office and so on)
3. Pineapples: people, products and fields
4. Chinese popular songs
5. Festivals and foods
※Field work: Campus tour; visit neighborhood nearby; visit Min-Hsiung town centre.
Fees USD 10 (Transportation & Travel Insurance)
Assessment / grading policy
Weekly participation 20％
Course written summary and final written assignments 20%, 20%
Final oral presentations 40％
課程之教學方法 Teaching methods for this course
2. Group discussion
3. Field works
教科書＆參考書目 Textbook & other reference
Textbook: Handouts distributed in class
Other useful books:
1. 新版實用視聽華語 (Practical Audil-Visual Book2), 正中書局。
2. 一千字說華語 (Speak Mandarin in One Thousand Words) 海華文庫。
Thank you for your help.