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MN3501: MANDARIN 6 (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04

Course Overview

This course follows on from what has been taught in Mandarin 5.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Lindsay Sullivan

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • MN3001 Mandarin 5 (Passed)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Students will continue to develop their oral communicative skills and the their competencies in the written language. Students will be required to complete regular assignments, to study independently and will attend 4 one hour classes per week.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 4 Seminars during University weeks 25 - 34, 38

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Coursework - 20%

Oral - 15%

Listening - 15%

Final exam - 50%


Resit (for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21):  

To sit a final paper in the resit period

Resit (for students who took the course in Academic Year 2019/20 and C8 students):

To sit a final paper in the resit period

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreateStudents produce ever more complex authentic Mandarin.
ConceptualAnalyseStudents will enhance their knowledge of Chinese speaking countries.
ProceduralUnderstandStudents will develop their passive language skills and be able to understand complex spoken Mandarin
ReflectionCreateStudents will develop their active oral and writing Mandarin skills.

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