Chinese Propaedeutics A - CBS

Course content

The course provides students with knowledge of the basic elements of the Chinese language with regards to syntax, grammar, and colloquial speech. The course will help the student build a basic vocabulary enabling him/her to start communicating in basic Chinese.

The course activities include text reading, translation, reading aloud, written and oral translation exercises, oral interaction, teaching of Chinese characters, exercises in grammar and sentence analysis.


The elective at bachelor’s level in China Studies for students enrolled at BSC in Business, Asian Language and Culture -  International Business in Asia” (IBA)

Learning outcome

Curriculum for the elective at Bachelor’s level in China Studies, 2018 curriculum

Chinese Propaedeutics A  (activity code HKIÆ00111E)

Class teaching where the students are actively involved either on an individual level or in group work guided by cooperative learning principles that engage each student to a maximum extent. We strongly encourage the students to form study groups.

  • Road to Success: Threshold ISBN 978-7-5619-2161-6/​H.08150;
  • Lower Elementary 1, ISBN 978-7-5619-2162-3/​H.08151;
  • Lower Elementary 2, ISBN 978-7-5619-2182-1/​H.08171

Preapproval from Copenhagen Business School

Type of assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 112
  • Preparation
  • 300,5
  • English
  • 412,5