University Chinese (Syllabus B)

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCLA1016 LC (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?


單元一: 1) 漢字和成語的文化內涵;2) 漢字的結構及運用;3) 成語的特質及應用。
單元二: 1) 說明名篇賞析;2) 說明方法及應用;3) 撰寫說明篇章。
單元三: 1) 議論名篇賞析;2) 議論方法及應用;3) 撰寫議論篇章。

GCLA1016 is mainly designed for students whose Chinese proficiency is not up to HKDSE standard. The course aims to enhance students’ proficiency in Chinese language knowledge and focus on analyzing expository and argumentative masterpieces, and writing expository and argumentative essays.

This course comprises three teaching and learning units: 1) Basic Chinese language knowledge; 2) Expository essay reading and writing; 3) Argumentative essay reading and writing.

Unit 1:
1) Understanding the cultural content of Chinese characters and idioms;
2) Chinese characters: structure analysis and usage;
3) Chinese idioms: characteristics and application.

Unit 2:
1) Analyzing selected expository masterpieces;
2) Applying expository techniques in verbal expressions;
3) Writing expository essays.

Unit 3:
1) Analyzing selected argumentative masterpieces;
2) Applying argumentative techniques in verbal expressions;
3) Writing argumentative essays.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.