Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)
INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE SOCIETY, CULTURE AND LANGUAGEEXTA10

Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: C1, D1, E1. Course coordinator: Inga-Lill Hansson; SprÄk- o litteraturcentrum, inga-lill.hansson@ostas.lu.se, Kinesiska. Assessment: Participation in compulsory seminars (80%), written and oral presentation of assignments. Further information: Priority is given to C, D, and E students in the China programme. The seminars are given in evening time.

Aim

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
The course is based on seminars that cover Chinas climate, geography, population and language, Chinas ancient and modern history, the Chinese language, Chinas religion and philosophy, the modern Chinese society, and swedish business in China with examples from the telecom and engineering industry.

Literature
Handouts