LT3326 - Comparative Study of Chinese and English

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19
Semester A 2019/20 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to sensitize students to the discovery of fundamental linguistic differences between Chinese and English with a view to enabling them to communicate efficiently and creatively between the two languages by way of a comparative account of how the two languages organize and express meaning in verbal and written discourse through their respective grammatical structures and stylistic devices.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 65%
Examination: 35%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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