Kiinan kielen alkeiskurssi II

Aikaisen ilmoittautujan etu

Chinese Elementary Course II


Scope (ECTS)


Responsible university and faculty/unit

The course may be included in the Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) degree upon request.


January 21st – April 21st, 2020, on Tuesdays at 16.30–19.50


Tampere (more detailed information will be sent to participants by email)

Target group

The course is meant for students who have already taken the Chinese Elementary Course I (5 ECTS), or acquired the equivalent skills elsewhere (50 to 60 lessons of previous studies). People whose native language is Mandarin Chinese cannot participate in the course.


Skill level A1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR)

After the course, the students

  • have obtained a larger vocabulary
  • have improved their reading and listening comprehension skills
  • have learnt more characters with the help of pinyin system
  • recognise familiar characters without the pinyin
  • are capable of expressing themselves in simple situations.


During the course, the students will do practical discussion exercises, short listening comprehension tasks, simple writing exercises, as well different kinds of usage exercises which will strengthen their language skills. The languages of tuition are English and Chinese, with Finnish used as a supportive language if necessary.


Guihua Zhu: Chuji Hanyu (Elementary Chinese), 2nd edition. The book is not included in the course fee.

Modes of study

60 lessons (à 45 min.) as well as independent work. Regular attendance and active participation in class, as well as a final exam, which will be evaluated on scale 1 to 5. In order to pass the course, the student needs to attend at least 80 per cent of the lessons.


The exam will be held on the final lesson.
The date of the retake exam will be announced later.

Students need to sign up for the retake exam using the online exam enrolment form (currently available only in Finnish). You can check the venue from the exam calendar.

Early bird discount until December 15th, 2019

Enrol by December 15th and pay the course fee online: you will get a early bird discount of 10 euros (automatically deducted from the original price)!

Additional information

The information published above is subject to change.

Guihua Zhu
There are available places on the course
21.1.2020 - 21.4.2020
Enrollment begins
25.10.2019 00:00
Enrollment ends
Credits 5
Course fee 135,00