Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students acquire an in-depth knowledge of approx. 150 new characters and study the vocabulary from Chinese 3 in which the characters are used.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 17.01.2021 - 11.04.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Jinhua Cheng

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jinhua Cheng

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Starting level: A1.2, Target level: A2.1

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):



  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    - Learn approximately 150 characters and 200 words with pinyin
    - Know how to write the characters with the right stroke order
    - Easily recognise some basic radicals
    - Improve your handwriting
    - Writing exercises for each lesson
    - Watch the teacher's videos
    - Review the characters with the H5P interactive activities

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Self-study, assignments prepared by the teacher and a final examination

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    2 hours contact teaching + 52  hours independent work


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    吃了吗 Chi le ma ? (Kiinan peruskurssi / a course in basic Chinese) Finn Lectura
    and material provided by teacher

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    LC-9123 Chinese Characters 3

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Chinese characters 2 (Students are recommended to take this course simultaneously with Chinese 3)