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1. Course Title: 语言学概论
2. Course Title: Introduction to Linguistics
3. Course Code: 3109303
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, sophomore
6. Course Description
This course introduces the students to the basics of linguistic theory for further and more comprehensive studies in latter courses. It includes phonetics, vocabulary, semantics, grammar and the relationships between linguistics and philology.
7. Textbooks
Ye Feisheng and Xu Tongqiang. 1997. Essentials of Linguistics (3rd edition). Beijing: Peking University Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 4 hours per week, 72 hours in total, 4 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
1. Course Title: 现代汉语(一、二)
2. Course Title: Contemporary Chinese (1, 2)
3. Course Code: 3109043,3109053
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, freshmen
6. Course Description
This course covers modern Chinese pronunciation and intonation, vocabulary and grammar. Combining theory with practice, this course will deal with specific problems that occur in real language situations. It will provide the students with chances to practice in class, so that they can better understand and use Chinese.
7. Textbooks
Huang Borong and Liao Xudong. 2003. Modern Chinese (revised edition). Beijing: Higher Education Publishing House.
Hu Yushu.1993. Modern Chinese (revised edition). Shanghai: Shanghai Education Publishing House.
8. Credit and Hours: 4 hours per week, 144 hours in total, 8 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
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1. Course Title: 古代汉语(一、二)
2. Course Title: ancient Chinese language (1, 2)
3. Course Code: 3109063,3109073
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, freshmen and sophomores
6. Course Description
This course aims at cultivating the students’ ability to read ancient Chinese books. It includes a general survey of ancient Chinese literature and selected readings. The first part introduces the students to vocabulary, grammar and phonetics of ancient Chinese, touching on basic knowledge of Chinese characters, of how to read notes on ancient books, and the use of reference books.
7. Textbooks
Wang Li. 1999. Ancient Chinese. Beijing: Zhonghua Book Company.
8. Credit and Hours: 4 hours per week, 144 hours in total, 8 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
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1. Course Title: 汉字学
2. Course Title: Chinese Graphics
3. Course Code: 3109443
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, sophomore
6. Course Description
This course introduces the students to a brief history of the development of Chinese characters, the basic forms and features of Chinese characters, the simplification of it, the current situation of Chinese characters, the past and present of Chinese characters, the approach to the Chinese character teaching.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
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1. Course Title: 第二语言教学概论
2. Course Title: An Introduction to Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
3. Course Code: 3109113
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, sophomores
6. Course Description
This course focuses on the theory and practice of a second language teaching so that the students understand the basic theory of it to build a fundamental framework for Chinese teaching to foreign students, and to pave the way for future Chinese teaching and research. Topics include the basic theory of second language teaching, language acquisition, main schools of pedagogy, course-book compiling and uses, testing, teaching Chinese as a foreign language and as a culture.
7. Textbooks: Handouts and reference books.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
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1. Course Title: 对外汉语课堂教学方法(一)
2. Course Title: Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
3. Course Code: 3109113
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, senior
6. Course Description
This course is a systematic introduction to the basic concepts, their characteristics, content, objects, principle, approaches and skills in the teaching of language elements (covering Chinese phonetics, Chinese characters, vocabulary and grammar), to prepare the students for the study of Chinese in an overall way. It gives priority to lectures, supplemented with classroom discussions.
7. Textbooks: Handouts and reference books
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
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1.         Course Title: 对外汉语课堂教学方法(二)
2.         Course Title: Pedagogy of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
3.         Course Code: 3109453
4.         Category: Compulsory course
5.         Students: Junior students of “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TCFL)
6.         Course Description:
This course introduces the principles, procedures and methodology in various courses in TCFL. It aims at developing students’ ability to analyse and solve practical problems in teaching, preparing students to work as interns in real teaching situations in TCFL. The course offers effective methods and skills in TCFL, explaining the nature and connotation of class, analyzing teaching principles, procedures and the classroom activities, exercises, and teaching techniques. It also demonstrates how to prepare the lesson, write the teaching plan and conduct the testing and evaluation. The after-class activities for students include teaching practices and evaluations, such as attending open classes, writing teaching plans, giving trial lectures,.
7.         Textbooks: Handouts and assigned reference books.
8.         Credits and hours: 2 hours/week, 36 hours/semester, 2 credits
9.         Testing: The final score will be the combination of scores from written exams, teaching plan writing and trial lectures, etc.    
 
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1.         Course Title: 教育心理学
2.         Course Title: Educational Psychology
3.         Course code: 3109463
4.         Category: Compulsory course
5.         Students: Junior students of “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TCFL)
6.         Course Description:
This course enables students to understand the basic theories of educational psychology and solve real problems in the teaching process by applying the theories. It deals with how to teach and how to learn. The course covers the research of object analysis, the development of the discipline and research methodology, the psychology of students and teachers, learning theories, learning motivations, knowledge and skill acquisition, learning strategies, the designing of teaching, class management and evaluation of student’s academic performance. Apart from attending the lectures, students are expected to participate in class discussions.
7.         Textbooks:
Chen Qi. 2007. Contemporary Educational Psychology. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
8.         Credit and hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9.         Test mode: Term paper (mid-term, 70%;) and written exam (final, 30%)  
 
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1.         Course Title: 教育学原理
2.         Course Title: Pedagogic Principles
3.         Course code: 3109283
4.         Category: Compulsory course
5.         Students: Junior students of “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TCFL)
6.         Course Description:
This course enables students to understand the basic principles of education, developing the basic concepts of teaching and the role of the students cultivating their ability to analyse the educational problems by applying the theories, and the ability to use them in the teaching practices. In order to achieve the goal, the course covers the following content: the concept, function, purpose and system of education, the teacher and the student, curriculum, teaching, civil education, school and class management, etc. Apart from attending the lectures, students are expected to participate in class discussions.
7.         Textbooks:
Wang, Daojun, Wenan Guo. 2009. Education (6th edition). Beijing: People’s Education Press.
8.         Credit and hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9.         Test mode: Wrtten exam.   
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1.         Course Title: 中国古代文学(一、二、三、四)
2.         Course Title: Classical Chinese Literature (1, 2, 3,4)
3.         Course code: 3109233,3109243,3109253,3109313
4.         Category: Compulsory course
5.         Students: Freshmen and sophomore students of “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TCFL)
6.         Course Description:
Theis course enables students to learn about the achievements of classical Chinese literature, the development of Chinese literary history, the skills to appreciate literature and some basic knowledge of how to do academic research. The course covers the history of literature from Pre-Qin Dyanasty to the Six Dynasties (from Wei to Han), Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Important writers, works and different styles of writing will be introduced, and classic literary works will be analyzed.
7.         Textbooks:
Yaun, Xingpei. History of Chinese Literature. Beijing: Higher Education Press.
8.         Credit and hours: 2 hours per week, 144 hours in total, 8 credits.
9.         Test mode: Wrtten exam.   
 
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1.         Course Title: 中国现当代文学
2.         Course Title: Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature
3.         Course code: 3109473
4.         Category: Compulsory course
5.         Students: Freshmen of “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TCFL)
6.         Course Description: This course enables students to learn about modern and contemporary Chinese literature, facilitating students to appreciate literature. It offers a survey of movements of Chinese literature and the analysis of classical literary texts, discussing the writing and development of novels, poetry, prose and drama. Apart from the lectures, students are expected to participate in class discussions.
7.         Textbooks:
Qian, Liqun et al.. 1999. Thirty Years of Modern Chinese Literature. Beijing: Peking University Press.
Chen, Sihe. 1999. History of Contemporary Chinese Literature. Shanghai: Fudan University Press.
Hong, Zicheng. 1999. History of Contemporary Chinese Literature. Beijing: Peking University Press.
8.         Credit and hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9.         Test mode: Wrtten exam.
 
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1.         Course Title: 外国文学(一、二)
2.         Course Title: History of Foreign Literatures
3.         Course code: 3200163,3200173
4.         Category: Compulsory course
5.         Students: Sophomore of “Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language” (TCFL)
6.         Course Description: This course enables students to learn about the history of foreign literatures and the classic literary texts. The students are required to have some basic knowledge of the history of foreign literatures. The content of the course runs from the introduction of classical eastern and western literatures to the 18th century literature and classic literary texts, including classical literature, literature in the Middle Ages, the Rennaissance, and literature in each independent European country after the Renaissance. It also covers the neo-classical literature in the 17th century and literature in the Enlightenment Movement in the 18th century. Apart from the lectures on these topics, the professor will also do some reading of literary texts in class. A large amount of pictures and video clips will be shown to facilitate the teaching.   
7.         Textbooks:
Zheng Kelu, ed. 2006. History of Foreign Literatures, Beijing: Higher Education Press.
8.         Credit and hours: 2 hours per week, 72 hours in total, 4 credits.
9.         Test mode: Wrtten exam.
 
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1.         Course Title:汉语写作
2.         Course Title:Chinese Writing
3.         Course Code--
4.         Category:Compulsory course
5.         Students: Undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, freshman
6.         Course Description
The course aims to improve students’ ability of literature appreciation and practical writing. It guides the students to be acknowledged with basic theories of Chinese writing, and provides students with detailed analyses on various literature styles, such as prose, poetry, novels, TV and film scripts, and different writing formats, including news, ads, and academic thesis etc.
7.         Textbooks:
Liu, Junru. 2008. Contemporary Writing. Anhui: Anhui Education Press.
8.         Credit and Hours:2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9.         Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1.         Course Title:形式逻辑学
2.         Course TitleFormal logic
3.         Course Code: --
4.         Category:Compulsory course
5.         Students: Undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, junior
6.         Course Description
The course aims to provide students with a clear and basic understanding of general logic as well as its significance to thinking through systematic teaching of formal logic and training in terms of logic thinking; and this course is further hoped to enable students to apply the theories of logic into practice in daily life and study by virtue of logic thinking, cognition and language performance.
7.         Textbooks:
Wu, Jiaguo. 2000. BasicPrinciples of General logic. Beijing: Higher Education Press.
8.         Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9.         Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1.         Course Title: 现代汉语语音学专题
2.         Course Title: Lectures on Contemporary Chinese Phonetics
3.         Course Code: 3109045
4.         Category: Optional course
5.         Students: Undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, sophomore
6.         Course Description
The course is designed to equip students with basic concepts of general phonetics such as speech chain, four elements of sound, structure of human ears, speech organs, IPA, how to pronounce, assimilation and dissimilation of sounds as well as primary language pattern recognition, etc. And it is also hoped to help students to pronounce under the guidance of those phonetic knowledge.
7.         Textbooks: Handouts
8.         Credit and Hours2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9.         Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1.         Course Title: 现代汉语词汇学专题
2.         Course Title: Lectures on Contemporary Chinese lexics
3.         Course Code3109065
4.         Category: Optional course
5.         Students: Undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, sophomore
6.         Course Description
The goal of the course is to guide students to get familiar with the current study of lexics and further promote them to analyze lexical phenomena with the systematic knowledge of contemporary Chinese lexics. The content of the course mainly focuses on the hot topics of lexics in recent years, including split words, morpheme recognition, Chinese word formation, types of relationship between word meaning and meaning of morphemes, word meaning and definition, loan words, coined words, lexical systems, cultural meanings of idioms, etc.
7.         Textbooks: Handouts
8.         Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9.         Test Mode: Term paper 
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1.         Course Title: 汉语语法分析方法
2.         Course Title: Analytic Methods of Chinese Grammar
3.         Course Code: 3109055
4.         Category: Optional course
5.         Students: Undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, junior
6.         Course Description
The course aims to present students an overview of contemporary Chinese grammar in terms of analytical methods and their background knowledge, related theories, and the interrelation of those methods in the development of Chinese grammar, which will guide students to their further study. The content of the course consists of six parts: review of contemporary Chinese grammar, constituent analysis, structure level analysis, transform analysis, analysis of semantic features and analysis of semantic orientation. In the course, lecture is the primary pedagogy, while discussion is also used.   
7.         Textbooks: Handouts
8.         Credit and Hours2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9.         Test Mode: Written examination  
 
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1.         Course Title: 句法学
2.         Course Title: Syntax
3.         Course Code: --
4.         Category: Optional course
5.         Students: Undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language, junior
6.         Course Description
The course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of syntax home and abroad by introducing basic syntactic concepts and theories of contemporary linguistics. The course is lectured bilingually in Chinese and English.
7.         Textbooks: Handouts
8.         Credit and Hours2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9.         Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 汉语修辞学
2. Course Title: Chinese Rhetoric
3. Course Code: --
4. Category: compulsory course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, senior
6. Course Description:This course introduces the general knowledge and theories in Chinese Rhetoric, including basic concepts, general rules and principles, basic mechanisms and functions of different rhetorical figures and devices, contexts and their roles, choices of words and sentence structures, the employment of figures, writing styles etc. By taking this course, students can have an overall understanding of Chinese rhetorical devices and their usage, which helps to enrich their knowledge, and promote their skills in language appreciation and language communication.
7. Textbooks
 Self-compiled textbooks.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 社会语言学概论
2. Course Title: Sociolinguistics: An Introduction
3. Course Code: --
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, senior
6. Course Description:This course helps students to know fundamental concepts of sociolinguistics, including basic knowledge and approaches about language variation, language contact, language communication, language planning. Primary research methods in sociolinguistics are introduced. The classroom teaching is integrated with linguistic fieldworks, which encourages students to have a profound understanding in the strong influences inserted by social factors on language variations and language change. Students can benefit from taking this course in their future teaching and research.
7. Textbooks
 You, Rujie, Zhou, Jiayan (eds). 2004. Sociolinguistics. Shanghai: Fudan University Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: Term paper and assignments
 
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1. Course Title: 语用学
2. Course Title: Pragmatics
3. Course Code: 3109103
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, junior
6. Course Description:This course helps students to know the roots, development, fundamental theories and basic approaches of pragmatics, including the notion of reference, Speech Act Theory, Theory of Conversational Implicature, the notion of presupposition, Relevance Theory, Neo-Gricean Pragmatic Principles, speech analysis etc. Current research works and latest developments of this field at home and abroad are briefly reviewed in this course. It aims to promote the awareness and ability to apply pragmatic principles to the practice of teaching Chinese as a second language.
7. Textbooks
 He Zhao-Xiong (ed.) 1999, Yu Yong Xue [New Introduction to Pragmatics], Shanghai: Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: written examinations
 
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1. Course Title: 语义学
2. Course Title: Semantics
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, junior
6. Course Description:This course introduces general knowledge of semantics, including the basic characteristics and components of semantics, including integration and composition of meaning, ambiguity, entailment, presupposition, conversational implicature etc. Students are expected to know general approaches to study semantics and apply the current approaches to language study and language teaching, so that they could improve themselves in analyzing specific linguistic phenomena with knowledge of semantics.
7. Textbooks: Handouts
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: Term paper and assignments
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1. Course Title: 语言学及应用语言学系列专题
2. Course Title: Lectures on Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
3. Course Code: 3109715
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, junior
6. Course Description:This course depends on lectures to discuss current issues, main approaches and latest developments in linguistics and applied linguistics, where students are directed to learn basic notions, theories, methods, current issues and latest development of this field.
7. Textbooks: Handouts
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 汉语言文字学系列专题
2. Course Title: Lectures on Chinese Philology
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, junior
6. Course Description:In this course students can benefit from lectures given by well-known scholars and experts at home and abroad to discuss various topics on Chinese Philology. By doing so, students can broaden their visions and promote their professional quality and ability to research.
7. Textbooks: Handouts
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 对外汉语教学系列专题
2. Course Title: Lectures on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
3. Course Code: 3109495
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, senior
6. Course Description:This course depends on lectures to discuss the interaction between linguistics and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, including the characteristics and curriculum of this branch of learning. Topics on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language are covered, such as teaching content, methods, concepts and models, the main features and prospects of teaching abroad, studies on textbooks, standardization and ability components of international instructors, designs of syllabus, class activities and curriculum. Students are expected to have a more complete and more penetrative understanding of current issues, theories, approaches and prospects of this field after this course, so that they could broaden their visions and benefit from a solid foundation in this major.
7. Textbooks: Handouts
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: Term paper (students are required to focus on one specific issue with insightful discussion.)
 
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1. Course Title: 语言学与应用语言学论文导读
2. Course Title: Selected Readings on Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
3. Course Code: 3109595
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, junior
6. Course Description:This course aims at introducing basic notions, theories, approaches and issues in linguistics and applied linguistics. Students are expected to know the current foci and prospects of this field. Writing standards of academic research papers will be taught and academic training will be given so that students can promote their independent thinking. This course covers topics such as grammar, lexicon, phonetics, orthography, semantics, pragmatics, curriculum design of second language teaching, class activity, textbook compiling, testing, language acquisition, comparative studies cross-culture communication studies. Lectures are given, coupled with students’ presentations, seminars and after-class readings.
7. Textbooks: Handouts
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: book reports or research proposal reports
 
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1. Course Title: 训诂学概要
2. Course Title: An Introduction to Exegesis
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates majoring in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, sophomore
6. Course Description:In this course, the ground of naming, the nature, goals, methods and references of exegesis are introduced. The origin, development and evolution of Exegesis are discussed. Summaries of historical documents and critics are surveyed. Students are expected to know the nature, goals, approaches and development of Exegesis. By taking this course, they will learn how to apply the knowledge of Exegesis to sort out ancient literary records and deal with linguistic data from a diachronic perspective.
7. Textbooks
 Lu, ZongDa. 2002. A Brief Introduction to Exegesis. Beijing: Beijing Press.
 
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: Term paper or assignments
 
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1. Course Title: 《老子》《庄子》导读
2. Course Title: Introduction to Lao-tzu and Chuang Tzu
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, junior 
6. Course Description
By reading the scripts of Lao-tzu and Chuang Tzu, the students can obtain first-hand materials about the history of Chinese language, thus enhancing the knowledge of philosophical ideas in ancient China and the structure of the classic writings. Besides, those reading activities can also help the students get a general understanding about Chinese language, such as characters, phonological features, exegesis, and grammar, thus improving students’ ability in reading Chinese.
7. Textbooks
Zhu, Qianzhi. 1984. Notes and Interpretations to Lao-tzu. Beijing: Zhonghua Book Company.
Guo, Qingpan. 1982. Comprehensive Notes to Chuang Tzu. Beijing: Zhonghua Book Company.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 《左传》导读
2. Course Title: Introduction to Zuo Zhuan
3. Course Code: --
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, senior 
6. Course Description
By reading the scripts of Zuo Zhuan, the students can obtain first-hand materials about the history of Chinese language, thus enhancing the knowledge of philosophical ideas in ancient China and the structure of the classic writings. Besides, those reading activities can also help the students get a general understanding about Chinese language, such as characters, phonological features, exegesis, and grammar, thus improving the students’ ability in Chinese reading.
7. Textbooks
Zhang, Meng.2008. Zuo Zhuan. Beijing: Higher Education Press. (缺一本教材的翻译)
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 语言与文化专题
2. Course Title: Special Topics on Language and Culture
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, senior 
6. Course Description
For the purpose of training the teachers of teaching Chinese to foreigners, the course, combining theoretical analysis and practical application, is designed to introduce the fundamental ideas and theories of language learning, enhance the students’ ability to observe the nature of language and culture, sharpen the students’ awareness of the problemss involved in cross-cultural communication and corresponding strategies. 
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 18 hours in total, 1 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 跨文化交际
2. Course Title: Intercultural Communication
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, sophomore 
6. Course Description
For the purpose of training the teachers of teaching Chinese to foreigners, the course introduces the fundamental ideas and theories of intercultural communication, emphasize relationship between language teaching and culture teaching. The course will enable students to understand the problems involved in cross-cultural communication and corresponding strategies so that they can possess sharper awareness and better competence in intercultural communication.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination or term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 普通心理学
2. Course Title: General Psychology
3. Course Code: 3109125
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, junior 
6. Course Description
The course is a general introduction to psychology, aiming to enable the students to apply the psychological knowledge to solve the problems to be encountered in the teaching activities. The major content will cover such concepts as sense, perception, consciousness and attention, memory, imagination and thinking, emotion, and willpower, and their application in teaching. Some individual psychological inclination and features will also be introduced in the course. 7. Textbooks
Peng, Danling. 2001.General Psychology. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination or term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 普通心理学
2. Course Title: History of Chinese and Foreign Education
3. Course Code: 3109375
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, senior 
6. Course Description
The course is a general introduction to the theories and practice in China and other countries, highlighting such areas as educational systems and ideas in Chinese history, educational systems and ideas in major western countries. Class-room instructions will be complemented by in-class discussions.
7. Textbooks
Wang Bingzhao. A Concise History of Chinese Education. Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press. 2003.
Wu Shiying. 2003. A Course of Education in Foreign Countries. Beijing: People’s Education Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 社科文献检索
2. Course Title: Literature Search in Social Sciences
3. Course Code: 3109375
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, junior
6. Course Description
The course is to train the students to search effectively for the literature they need, major content including fundamental knowledge of literature search, important search index (content, structure and method), important reference books (content, function and method) and important reference books in language teaching (including teaching of Chinese to foreigners). Some questions and practices will be provided to improve the students’ abilities to search literature.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 中外文化交流史
2. Course Title: History of Cultural Exchange Between China and Other Countries
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, junior
6. Course Description
The course introduces comprehensively the history of cultural exchange between China and other countries, stressing the important historical and cultural events, so that students can obtain a better understanding of the ethnic features in Chinese history and culture, China’s position in the world, China’s impact on the world. Teachers’ instructions will be complemented by multi-media materials and world maps.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 中国文化要籍导读
2. Course Title: Introduction to Important Chinese Classic Works
3. Course Code:
4. Category: optional course
5. Students: undergraduates of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, sophomore
6. Course Description
The course aims to introduce to students some of the most representative works of Chinese culture.   Such factors as historical background, major contents, the implications and historical impact will be highlighted. For that purpose, some chapters of those works will be read, concentrating on their positions and influence on the Chinese history of culture and thinking, as well as their role in the current world. Teachers’ instructions will be complemented by students’ reading of representative chapters.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 宗教与文化
2. Course Title: Religion and Culture
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, senior
6. Course Description:
This course has its basic coverage of the origin, development and social function of the three religions that have world-wide influence: Christianity, Islamism, Buddhism, and their linkage between the Chinese culture and society. First, an introduction that deals with the basic theories concerning religion and its position and function in the human civilization. The major part starts with Judaism, which shares the same historical roots with Christianity, whose development in different stages will be explained in detail, including a discussion of the role the Christian missionaries in China played in the context of the East-West cultural exchange. Following Christianity, the birth and development of Islamism will be introduced, plus the Islamic Movement, and the cultural characteristics of Islamism in China. The introduction of Buddhism includes the social background in India during the formation period of Buddhism, its basic doctrines, the historical conditions that enabled Buddhism to merge with the Chinese culture, different schools of Buddhism in China and their influence on the Chinese society and the everyday life of the Chinese people.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 第二外语(一、二)(日语)
2. Course Title: The Second Foreign Language (Ⅰ&Ⅱ)(Japanese)
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, junior
6. Course Description:
The course aims to teach the students the basics of the Japanese language, such as its pronunciation, lexicology, grammar, etc. The teaching is combined with practices on the student’s part. By the end of the course, the students are expected to form a basic understanding of the differences between the Chinese and Japanese language, and to be able to conduct everyday conversations in Japanese.
7. Textbooks
The People's Education Press & Mitsumura Tosho Publishing Co., Ltd. 2001. Standard Japanese. Beijing: The People's Education Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 72 hours in total, 4 credits.
9. Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 中国现代诗歌研究
2. Course Title: The Study on Modern Chinese Poetry
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, junior
6. Course Description:
The course aims to present the students a comprehensive picture of the Chinese modern poetry development; upgrade their ability to appreciate and criticize poetry. Focusing on the poetries of important poets and schools of poets, as well as important poetic critiques, a picture of the major developmental curve of the last thirty years of the Chinese modern poetry will be sketched for the students both in style and in concepts. Important poets and specific poetic phenomenon will be discussed with references to the general background. Besides the teacher’s examples, explanations and analyses, the students are supposed to read, criticize and discuss their thoughts in groups. Multimedia materials will be used as subsidiaries.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 唐宋古文研究
2. Course Title: The Study on the Essays of the Tang and Song Dynasty
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, junior
6. Course Description:
The course aims to deepen the students’ comprehension of the great achievements in essays during the Tang and Song Dynasties; enhance their level in understanding the essays written in the ancient times; extend their reading range; and strengthen their knowledge in ancient Chinese literature by introducing the development of the essays through the Tang and Song dynasties, their stylistic creations, and their theoretical system and position in the Chinese literature. Lectures will be the main pedagogy while reading assignments will be given to the students that will be reviewed in the succeeding classes.
7. Textbooks
[1] Handouts.
[2] Wang, Shuizhao (Ed.). 2002. Selected Readings of the Essays of the Tang and Song Dynasties.
Nanjing: Jiangsu Guji Publishing House
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 中国现当代戏剧研究
2. Course Title: The Study on the Modern and Contemporary Chinese Drama
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, junior
6. Course Description:
The course aims to present to the students a systematic introduction of the basic concepts, theories, and knowledge of drama as well as the basic methodology and thoughts in dramatic critique, acting and writing. The major parts of the course include: basic characteristics of the arts and language of drama, a short history of the development of drama, dramatic critique and theory, script writing & analysis of the classic scripts and the common knowledge in dramatic acting. Group discussions will be arranged to assist the teaching.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 女性文学研究
2. Course Title: The Study on Women’s Literature
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, junior
6. Course Description:
Through a detailed study of the classic women’s literature, the course aims to cultivate in the students an understanding about the female writers’ perspective on life, sex, and their pursuit in aesthetics, especial those during the modern and contemporary period in China. Women’s literature in ancient China and abroad are covered as well. Besides the focus on literature reading and analysis, theories and history of development are also included for the students to grasp the basic features of the women’s literature. Special attention will be paid to the comparison within these writers and between them and the male writers in order to better study the artistic features and thoughts in their writings. Group discussion will be arranged to complete the teaching.
7. Textbooks
Qiao, Yigang, Lin Danya (Eds.).2007. Women’s Literature -A Course Book. Shijiazhuang: Hebei
Education Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 世界文学经典精读
2. Course Title: Extensive Reading of the World Classics
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, senior
6. Course Description:
The students are supposed to have had classes in foreign literature history, literature criticism and literature theory. The course is mainly focused on the methods used in analyzing literature works, thus building the students’ research ability. To help the students with their impending graduation paper, certain aspects such as the organization of research materials and the norms of thesis-writing will also be included. Three major categories of world literature classics: drama, novel and poetry will be covered with sample analysis guided by current western criticism theory. The students should take the central role in the class by raising the topics they are interested in, engaging in group discussions, etc. The teacher will provide examples of model analysis and summaries accordingly. Multimedia materials will be used in some of the classes.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 影视与文学
2. Course Title: The Screen and Literature
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Optional course
5. Students: Undergraduates of the TCFL major, junior
6. Course Description:
This course studies the close relationship between the screen and literature.. The works presented on a screen include artistic elements that are more direct than those in literature, such as photography, composition, image, montage, etc. All of them are related to Advertising Aesthetics, Advertising Creativity and the Training of imagination that conforms to the “macro-Chinese” teaching mode. The teaching in this course will go hand in hand with discussions.
7. Textbooks: Handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits.
9. Test Mode: Term paper
 
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1. Course Title: 初级新闻采访与写作
2. Course Title: News Gathering and Writing
3. Course Code:
4. Category: Selective course
5. Students: Undergraduates of teaching Chinese as a foreign language major, junior
6. Course Description: This course aims to introduce the basic theories and practical knowledge of news collection, to cultivate the students’ practical ability to understand the situation, clarify the truth, gather materials, and create necessary conditions for mass communications. The teaching features the nature, characteristics and tasks of press interview, the guiding principle and working method of press interview, the main methods and techniques of press interview, and the ability to deal with the psychological problems of the interviewees.
7. Textbooks
Lan, Hongwen. 2000. News Gathering. Beijing: People’s University of China Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: News gathering and writing outline
 
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1. Course Title: 广告学概论
2. Course Title: An Introduction to Advertising
3. Course Code:
4. Category: selective course
5. Students: undergraduates of teaching Chinese as a foreign language major, senior
6. Course Description: This course aims to make the students know the basic theories of advertising, grasp the general laws of advertising communications, acquire the basic practical ability of making creative advertisements as well as making advertising documents and plan books. The teaching content includes the basic theories and knowledge of adverting, a brief history of advertising, advertising positioning, advertising appeals, advertising psychology, advertising creativity, advertising documents, advertising media, plan books, international advertising and advertising laws and regulations. The emphasis is on advertising creativity and advertising documents. The teaching method is the combination of teacher’s teaching and students’ appreciation and creation of advertisements, with the assistance of multi-media.
7. Textbooks
Ni, Ning. 2004. A Course in Advertising. Beijing: People’s University of China Press.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 18 hours in total, 1 credit
9. Test Mode: written examination
 
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1. Course Title: 京剧知识与欣赏
2. Course Title: Knowledge and Appreciation of Peking Opera
3. Course Code: 3009395
4. Category: selective course
5. Students: undergraduates of teaching Chinese as a foreign language major, junior
6. Course Description: This course mainly consists of three parts, i.e. theory on the history of Peking opera, components of Peking opera and appreciation of masterpieces of Peking opera. Theory on the history of Peking opera includes Peking opera and Chinese traditional culture, brief history of Peking opera and the aesthetic characteristics of Peking opera. Components of Peking opera include repertories, performance, types of role, schools, music, stage art, stage direction and so on. Appreciation of masterpieces of Peking opera includes the representative works of Peking opera masters such as Mei Lanfang, Zhou Xinfang and Li Shaoxhun.
7. Textbooks: handouts.
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: paper
 
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1. Course Title:音乐的传统与流行
2. Course Title: Tradition and Popularity of Music
3. Course Code: 3000045
4. Category: selective course
5. Students: undergraduates of teaching Chinese as a foreign language major, junior
6. Course Description: With the focus on Chinese traditional music, this course enables the students to compare and appreciate various kinds of music, including western classical music, western popular music, foreign traditional music, Chinese new folk music and so on. This course aims to broaden the students’ horizon of music, improve their aesthetic taste. The teaching method is a combination of teacher’s teaching and students’ appreciation of music, with the assistance of multi-media.
7. Textbooks: handouts with the assistance of CDs and DVDs
8. Credit and Hours: 2 hours per week, 36 hours in total, 2 credits
9. Test Mode: paper
 

 

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