Three Levels in Long-term Chinese Language Programmes
The Programmes last from six months to three years. students are placed
into classes of different levels according to their proficiency in
Chinese upon enrollment. the classes are divided into three levels:
elementary, intermediate, and advanced.
The elementary level accepts international students with no
foundation of Chinese language. it concentrates on teaching students
basic Chinese knowledge and training their language skills.
The intermediate level aims at those international students who
have had above 600 level hours to study Chinese and have grasped over
2,000 vocabularies. it focuses on further developing students¡¯ reading
and writing skills while enhancing their basic Chinese knowledge.
The advanced level is for those international students who have
had above 1,200 level hours to study Chinese and have grasped over 3,500
words. its emphasis is on training students¡¯ overall Chinese language
skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and helping students
gain an insight into Chinese culture and society.
(a) Elementary level:
The students shall have language communication abilities for daily life
and make basis for future studies. The students shall have the
ability to apply modern Chinese in real use and have comprehensive
abilities of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The students are
required to grasp approximately 3,000 words, 800 everyday
expressions and basic grammar in common use every academic year.
(b) Intermediate level:
To further the students' understanding towards Chinese, to improve their
real ability of language communication, and to help them make foundations
for studies in advanced phases. To foster the students to have a better
understandings towards Chinese culture. To require the students to grasp
5,000 words, 2,200 everyday expressions, and basic grammar on what
has already been achieved.
(c) Advanced level:
After 1 year of study, the students shall be able to skillfully use
Chinese in their own specialized field and make a sound foundation for
further studies. The students shall be able to understand the social
life, politics, economy, local conditions and traditional customs of
China on a broader background. The students can grasp over 7,000
words and approximately 4,000 Chinese characters in common use.
after one to two years' training in these language Programmes, the
students would be enabled to attend the classes instructed in normal
speed Chinese for the native Chinese students. The students whose
Chinese proficiency meet the HSK test requirement (HSK band 3 for
natural science students and HSK band 6 for liberal arts students and HSK
band 6 for prosgraduate studies) and
other related conditions can be recommended by the College of International Education to conduct undergraduate study in other colleges
or departments of Guilin University of Technology.
General Chinese (basic/intermediate/advanced)
Long-term: 1 semester or 1 academic year
(start date: March or September)
Each academic year has two semesters. applicants can
choose an appropriate level of course according to their Chinese
language proficiency. mid-term intake is allowed.
Students are expected to grasp basic phones and tones, and
use 3,000 words and 1,600 Chinese characters. at the end of
the course, students should have a basic command in
listening, speaking, reading, and writing which meets the
needs of daily living and study.
Students will be able to use 5,000words
and 2,200 Chinese characters. at the end of the course
students should have a good command in listening, speaking,
reading, and writing, and can deal with undergraduate study
Students will be able to use 7,000 words
and 4,000 Chinese characters. students should be able to
listen to Chinese programs on the radio, read Chinese
newspapers, and deal with postgraduate study in China. The
language skills will equip students with the ability to get
better involved in various social, life, and work fields,
such as tourism and business.
First semester: March
September --- January
Before January 15th
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