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.


Upon completing the course, you will in Chinese:

- Be able to talk about more topics in work life
- Read and understand moderately difficult work documents and business emails
- Be able to write longer texts and exchange emails
- Be able to do independent research
- Have learnt and memorised about 150 new characters
- Have collaborated in group work

Credits: 3

Schedule: 14.01.2022 - 08.04.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Sari Annala

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): A2

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    - Read moderately difficult work documents and emails
    - Write a text on a given topic and give a presentation on it
    - Communicate many topics related to daily life and work situations
    - Master about 150 new characters
    - Learn grammar at the A2 level
    - Complete written exercises for each lesson
    - H5P interactive activities included

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    1. Lectures 36 h and self-study 45 h, active participation. Passing the course requires 75% attendance in class.
    2. Group work, oral and written assignments (40%)
    3. Oral exam (20%)
    4. Written exam (40%)

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    36 h (contact hours) + 45 h (self-study)


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    To be decided later

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Please note that the course will be organised if a minimum of 10 people register for it.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring III-IV

    2021-2022 Spring III-IV

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.