LGE810 - Chinese Language Skills 1

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Subject Title
Chinese Language Skills 1

Subject Description
Chinese Language Skills 1 continues the development of basic vocabulary, sentence structure, and pronunciation of standard Chinese to help students understand and speak more confidently using the phonetic Hanyu Pinyin system. Students entering this level are required to know approximately 20 Chinese characters. By the end of level one, students will be able to read approximately 100 Chinese characters and write up to 20 new Chinese characters. Chinese culture will be explored throughout the course.

Credit Status
One General Education Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. use Chinese for a variety of purposes contexts, including curriculum areas;
2. understand and share one's experiences with others in Chinese;
3. apply conventions of Chinese appropriately for the purpose, audience, and context;
4. develop collaborative and independent thinking and learning strategies to create practical and imaginative works;
5. demonstrate an awareness and understanding of Chinese culture.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.