List of Language Enhancement Courses

Applicable to students admitted in 2022-23 and thereafter

 

1.      Students who are approved exemptions by attainment from the University Core Chinese and/or English Language Requirements should take course(s) in Part I and/or Part II below to fulfill the overall units required for graduation.  The language enhancement courses taken for fulfillment of the University Core Chinese and/or English Language Requirements cannot be counted towards the fulfillment of other requirements.  Details of exemption by attainment can be found in the section “Exemption by Attainment from the University Chinese and English Language Requirements”.

 

2.      LLB students who are approved exemption by equivalence of courses from the University General Education Core Requirements can take course(s) in Part II (Modern Languages Area) below to fulfill the overall units required for graduation.  Details of exemption by equivalence of courses can be found in the section “Exemption by Equivalence of Courses from the University Core Requirements”.

 

Course List

 

Part I

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit

Courses offered by the Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Chinese Language Proficiency Courses

CHLT1303

Practical Chinese Writing

2

CHLT1304

Image and Writing

1

CHLT1305

Cantonese Phonetics and Jyutping

1

CHLT1306

Advertising Copywriting

1

CHLT1308

Classical Poetry Writing in the Modern Era

2

CHLT1311

Modern Poetry Writing

2

CHLT2301

Chinese for Business Planning

3

CHLT2302

Chinese for Business Promotion

3

CHLT2303

Speech and Negotiation

3

CHLT2304

Prose Writing and Appreciation

3

 

 

 

Courses offered by the Yale-China Chinese Language Centre

Knowledge-based Courses

(For all CUHK students)

CLCE2203

Chinese Characters and Reading Chinese

3

Language Proficiency Courses

Cantonese

(For Putonghua speaking students)

CLCC1101

Cantonese Taster Course for CUHK Mandarin-speaking Students

1

CLCC1703

Elementary Cantonese for Chinese Speakers

3

CLCC2252[a]

Cantonese through Songs

2

CLCC2703

Intermediate Cantonese for Chinese Speakers

3

CLCC3703

Advanced Cantonese for Chinese Speakers

3

(For international students)

CLCC1001

Cantonese Taster Course for CUHK International Students

1

CLCC1102

Introduction to Chinese Characters

2

CLCC1113

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar I

3

CLCC1123

Oral Skills Practice I

3

CLCC1152

Sounds of Cantonese

2

CLCC2213

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar II

3

CLCC2223

Oral Skills Practice II

3

CLCC3313

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar III

3

CLCC3323

Oral Skills Practice III

3

CLCC4413

Communication in Professional Settings

3

CLCC4423

Colloquial Cantonese and Local Culture

3

Putonghua

(For local students)

CLCP1101

Putonghua Taster Course for Local Students

1

CLCP2703

Intermediate Putonghua

3

CLCP3702

Learning Putonghua through Movies

2

CLCP3703

Advanced Putonghua

3

CLCP4702

Learning Putonghua through Travelling

2

(For international students)

CLCP1001

Putonghua as a Second Language Taster Course for International Students

1

CLCP1112

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar I

2

CLCP1123

Oral Skills Practice I

3

CLCP1133

Communication in Context I

3

CLCP1153

Basic Presentation Skills and Daily Situations I

3

CLCP2213

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar II

3

CLCP2233

Communication in Context II

3

CLCP2243

Listening and Reading Comprehension Skills II - Daily and Business Topics

3

CLCP3313

Application of Vocabulary and Grammar III

3

CLCP3333

Communication in Context III

3

CLCP3343

Listening and Reading Comprehension Skills III - Business Topics

3

CLCP4413

News Media and Presentation Skills I

3

CLCP4423

Essay Writing and Presentation Skills

3

CLCP4443

Advanced Communication Skills on Business Topics I

3

 

 

 

Courses offered by the English Language Teaching Unit

ELTU1002

English Communication for University Studies

3

ELTU2003

English through Popular Culture

2

ELTU2407

English through Creative Writing

2

ELTU3104

English through Film

3

 

 

 

Courses offered by the Department of English

ENGE1520

Grammatical Structure of English

3

ENGE3290

Reading and Writing Short Stories

3

ENGE3970

Language and the Internet

3

 

 

 

Course offered by the Department of Translation

TRAN1120

Basic Skills of Translation

3

 

 

 

Explanatory Notes:

[a]

For local/Putonghua speaking students.

 

Part II (Modern Languages Area)

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit

Courses offered by the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies

CURE2180

Arabic for Beginners I

3

CURE2181

Arabic for Beginners II

3

 

 

 

Courses offered by the Department of Japanese Studies

JASP1350

Japanese Language Tasting

1

JASP1450

New Practical Japanese I

3

JASP1460

New Practical Japanese II

3

JASP1490

Japanese Pronunciation I

1

JASP2450

New Practical Japanese III

3

JASP2460

New Practical Japanese IV

3

JASP2490

Japanese Pronunciation II

1

JASP3180

Practical Business Japanese

3

 

 

 

Courses offered by the Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages

Arabic

ARAB1000

Arabic I

3

ARAB2000

Arabic II

3

ARAB2001

Arabic III

3

ARAB2050

Arabic I & II

6

French

FREN1000

French I

3

FREN1001

Invitation to French Online

1

FREN2000

French II

3

FREN2001

French III

3

FREN2050

French I & II

6

German

GERM1000

German I

3

GERM1001

First Step in German

1

GERM2000

German II

3

GERM2001

German III

3

GERM2050

German 1 & II

6

Italian

ITAL1000

Italian I

3

ITAL2000

Italian II

3

ITAL2001

Italian III

3

ITAL2050

Italian I & II

6

Korean

KORE1000

Korean I

3

KORE1001

Invitation to Korean Online

1

KORE2000

Korean II

3

KORE2001

Korean III

3

KORE2050

Korean I & II

6

Russian

RUSS1000

Russian I

3

RUSS2000

Russian II

3

RUSS2001

Russian III

3

RUSS2050

Russian I & II

6

Spanish

SPAN1000

Spanish I

3

SPAN1001

First Step in Spanish

1

SPAN2000

Spanish II

3

SPAN2001

Spanish III

3

SPAN2050

Spanish I & II

6

Thai

THAI1000

Thai I

3

THAI2000

Thai II

3

THAI2050

Thai I & II

6

Hong Kong Sign Language

HKSL1000

Hong Kong Sign Language I

3

HKSL1001

Hong Kong Sign Language Taster

1

HKSL2000

Hong Kong Sign Language II

3

HKSL2001

Hong Kong Sign Language III

3

HKSL2050

Hong Kong Sign Language I & II

6