Course syllabus

Kinesiska för tekniker
Chinese for Engineers

GEMA65, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED C/D
Date of Decision: 2021-04-20

General Information

Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements.
Externally elective for: A3, B4, BI4, BME4, C4, D4, E3, F3, I4, K4, L4, M4, MD4, N2, Pi4, RH4, V4, W3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course studies Mandarin phonetics, phonology, basic grammar, and character system through reading of simpler texts. The students practice in listening comprehension, written and oral presentation. The course is based on lectures and group exercises.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Written and oral examination.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Credits awarded or credited within the study programme.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 20.
The course overlaps following course/s: EXTA35

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Peter Sivam,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course consists of seminars that are given in evening time. The course cannot be a part of the degree for the students in the China programme. The course is taught in Swedish, English and Chinese.