The aim of this course is enable students to understand the main points of clear standard spoken and

written Chinese on familiar matters encountered regularly at work and in school and leisure etc.

They will be able to deal with situations most likely to be encountered, and write simple

coherent text to describe experiences and events, and express briefly the reasons and

explanations for their opinions and plans. After this course, students can attend Advanced

Intermediate Chinese (MPAS2097/2098).