BA Asia Pacific Studies and Chinese
By the end of their Year Abroad in China or Taiwan, students should:- be able to communicate fluently and appropriately with native speakers of Chinese, demonstrating a high degree of grammatical accuracy;- have consolidated and extended knowledge and understanding of complex structures and registers of Chinese;- be able to demonstrate sophisticated receptive and productive language skills, in a variety of contexts;- demonstrate an awareness and understanding of Chinese culture and society, and of the wider Asia-Pacific context;- be able to use language creatively to communicate information and ideas.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to develop and practice:- oral, written and practical skills in the target language - the organisation of life and study in China- inter- personal skills required to operate in Chinese society - report writing skills.
Achievement will be assessed (On a pass/fail basis) by:- submission of a year- abroad log- regular tests and examinations set by the Chinese university and the University of Leeds.