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OEC 301: Elementary Chinese Composition BLCU Summer Program 2019

Basic Information

• Class Hours: 40

• Dates: Dates: May 6-May 31

• Register by: April 28

• Instructors: BLCU faculty

• Credits: 3

• Class Time: 19:30-21:10 BJ Time

• Class Mode: Live Classes via Online Conference System

• Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 1

Course Description

This course introduces vocabulary and grammar structures needed for talking about Chinese culture, values, and current issues in common people’s daily life. It presents an interesting and interactive multi-dimensional teaching &learning field by means of the internet and various multimedia course wares. With the help of online live lessons, courseware learning and email tutoring, this course is aimed at improving students' ability to communicate in Chinese as well as expanding and deepening their understanding of Chinese culture and values. Students' talking time is maximized with appropriate scaffolding from instructors.

The students will be able to

  • expand their vocabulary in managing Chinese conversations in everyday formal and informal situations such as asking for and giving help, asking for and giving advice, expressing feelings and responding appropriately to the expressions of the feelings of others, making plans, and describing events in all time frames.
  • Convey abstract concepts and ideas in Chinese sufficiently enough to avoid miscommunication and to respond to others’ ideas and opinions.
  • Comprehend native Chinese speakers at the normal speed of media broadcasts.
  • Explain and discuss everyday Chinese culture as well as Chinese thinking on current issues.
  • Apply proper structure of the Chinese language in spoken forms: its pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary.

Required Background

Students are required to have learnt essentials of the Chinese language and culture and currently more or less be at the level of new HSK-3.

Textbooks

  • Conversational Chinese 301 Vol. 2 (《汉语会话301句》(下册),康玉华,来思平编著,3rd Ed.2005,北京,北京语言大学出版社
  • ISBN:9787561914045

Note:It does not matter much if the textbook is not available to you. The instructor shares his/her course slides online with the students.

Procedure for Enrollment and Learning

  • Fill in and submit the application form.
  • Complete payment if enrolled.
  • Install and test the software (A headset and microphone is needed).
  • Start learning online.
  • Attend the test and get your credits.

Outcome Assessment and Grading

Percentage

Attendance-10% / Week Quizzes-30%/ Final Test-60%

Grading

Score

Grade

93-100

A

90-92

A-

87-89

B+

83-86

B

80-82

B-

77-79

C+

73-76

C

70-72

C-

67-69

D+

63-66

D

60-62

D-

0-59

F

Transfer of Credits

Per the Articulation Agreement signed between and by Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and Bob Jones University (BJU), the credits earned with grades of C- or better at BLCU for the online summer course are transferable and will be applied, as appropriate, to the student’s minor in Chinese at Bob Jones University.

Tuition and Class Size

  • CNY 1900/person when there are three or more students in one class.
  • CNY 4100/person when there is one or two students in one class.

Payment Direction

  • The tuition fee is payable via debit cards and credit card as well.
  • Tuition payment can be completed online or through bank remittance
  • Applicants are responsible for any service charge that may occur during payment.

Contact Information

Tel: 8610+82300172 Email: eblcu2@blcu.edu.cn Skype: blcuchinese02 Website:http://www.eblcu.com/learncenter/homepage.jspr