XKIX010 Basic Chinese Communication 1 (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
English, Chinese
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



The course is focused on communication and discussion of simple topics that are familiar or of personal interest, such as introducing oneself, handling daily needs, talking about the weather, asking directions, and face-to-face communication. The course content includes dialogues, simple conversations, and daily phrases and issues. Listening comprehension practice is also included.

Completion methods

Contact teaching, working in pairs and groups and some listening practices.

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to learn how to use Chinese in daily situations and activities in an authentic way.

Additional information

Chinese language course for the beginners, for both Finnish and international students.

Description of prerequisites

Suitable for students who have completed course Chinese 1.
An ability to use pinyin, the Chinese phonetic system of transcription, is required.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Oral test.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
English, Chinese
No published teaching