BA Courses



Course No. Course Adviser Course Title Course description Credits
EL 101C Hemant Adlakha LISTENING ABILITY The course introduces Chinese sound-system, phonetic alphabet, initials and finals, combinations of initials and finals and four tones through drills and listening to tapes.
2
EL 102C Rakesh Kumar SPEAKING ABILITY A course in spoken Chinese through simple expressions from text and everyday Chinese
2
EL 103C
Rakesh Kumar
READING ABILITY The aim of the course is to enable the students to reproduce the text with correct tone and pronunciation through drills and practice.
2
EL 104C Sabaree Mitra COMPREHENSION The aim of the course is to enable the students to have understanding of the text and answer questions based on text through exercises.
2
EL 105C Hemant Adlakha WRITING ABILITY Introduction to the writing of Chinese characters; students should acquire the ability of writing characters and transcribing pin-yin into characters through practice and exercises.
2
EL 107C Hemant Adlakha INTONATION (SOUNDS AND TONES) An introductory Course in Intonation with emphasis on four tones and tonal modifications
2
EL 108C Manju Hara CONVERSATIONAL ABILITY Conversation through simple sentences in dialogue on topics drawn from everyday life based on text.
2
EL 109C Manju Hara READING ABILITY The aim of the course is to enable the students to reproduce the text with correct tone and pronunciation through drills and exercises.
2
EL 110C Rakesh Kumar COMPREHENSION Objective of the course is to enable students to have understanding of common expressions and simple questions based on text.
2
EL 111C Hemant Adlakha WRITING ABILITY A course in written expression: Basic sentence structure and use of vocabulary through written exercises.
2
EL 113C
B. R Deepak / Hemant Adlaka
SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF EAST ASIA This course introduces students to the major approaches to the study of Chinese civilization, including history, literature, thought, and religion. It begins with a survey of China's ancient history, highlighting its political, social, economical, technological and literary accomplishments. Then the course examines particular aspects of Chinese civilization from antiquity to the present, including the Chinese way of life, careers of Chinese culture, festivals and traditions, development of its language literature and philosophy etc.
2
EL 114C (Tool)
B R Deepak / Manju Hara
HISTORICAL VICISSITUDES OF EAST ASIA The aim is to familiarize students with the modern and contemporary historical, political and economical trends in China, including the socio-political conditions at the dawn of 19th century, foreign aggressions and domestic rebellions, China's attempt at the modernization, reforms, warlordism and revolution etc topics. More recent developments such as Chinese economy after reforms and the existing socio-political problems are also be dealt with.
2
EL 201C Rakesh Kumar READ CHINESE, COURSE-I Aim of the course is to improve the general ability of reading speaking, writing and understanding through oral reproduction of text, written exercises and listening to audio recording.
3
EL 202C Rakesh Kumar FUNDAMENTALS OF CHINESE ORATION, PART-I An intermediate course in Chinese oration, the aim of which is to enable students to converse in Chinese. Exercises in Multi-media lab
3
EL 203C M. Bhattacharya GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN CHINESE /COMPOSITION-I This course introduces vocabulary related to geography, history and culture of China. This is for improving the writing ability in Chinese on various topics.
3
EL 204C D.S. Rawat READ ABOUT CHINA-I The aim of this intermediate level course is to introduce various aspects of Chinese society and culture.
3
EL 205C Rakesh Kumar READ CHINESE, COURSE-II Aim of this intermediate level course is to further improve the ability of reading, speaking, writing and understanding, through oral reproduction of text, written exercises and listening to tapes.
3
EL 206C Rakesh Kumar FUNDAMENTALS OF CHINESE ORATION, PART-II A course in spoken Chinese, it aims to improve the ability to converse and speak on certain topics drawn from everyday life. Exercises in Language Laboratory.
3
EL 207C Manju Hara GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN CHINESE/ COMPOSITION-II Objective of the course is to enrich vocabulary in Chinese on various topics and improve writing ability.
3
EL 208C D.S. Rawat READ ABOUT CHINA-II The aim of the course is to introduce Social, political and cultural life of China.
3
EL 213C Rakesh Kumar SOCIO- ECONOMIC & POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA The course attempts to develop an understanding of the major developments and changes in China since 1949 from social, political and economic perspectives and enables them to have a basic understanding of Chinese politics, society and economy. The focus would be on the political and economic institutions, political movements, economic developments and social reforms in contemporary China Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin, and Hu Jintao.
3
EL 214C (Tool) Rakesh Kumar LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE The course introduces students to the literatures and cultures of China. Major authors, works, and literary genres right from Qu Yuan to modern times are discussed. Particular attention is given to the emergence vernacular cultures and the cultural transformations of the late 19th and 20th centuries.
3
EL 301C Dayawanti READ CHINESE COURSE-III The aim of the advanced level course is to expose students to the reading of literary, social & cultural texts.
3
EL 303C B.R.Deepak FLUENT CHINESE-I The aim of the course is to enable the students to understand and speak on various topics by using terms and expressions based on texts.
3
EL 304C
Hemant Adlakha / Manju Hara

NEWSPAPER CHINESE PART-1
The course provides an introductory understanding to translation from Chinese to English with emphasis to grammatical patterns and sentence structures in Chinese Newspapers. While emphasizing on journalistic writing, stress is laid on improving newspaper vocabulary. Newspaper headlines, short sentences and brief news articles form part of practice.
3
EL 307C D.S. Rawat COMPOSITION The course aims to build ability of writing composition using various idiomatic expressions from the text book and other materials selected on general topics of everyday life.
3
EL 308C Dayawanti READ CHINESE, COURSE-IV The aim of the advanced level course is to expose students to the reading of literary, social & cultural texts.
3
EL 310C B R Deepak FLUENT CHINESE The aim of the course is to enable the students to understand and speak on various topics by using terms and expressions based on texts. Exercises in MM Lab
3
EL 311C Hemant Adlakha NEWSPAPER CHINESE-II The course provides a deeper understanding to translation from Chinese to English and English to Chinese with emphasis to grammatical patterns and sentence structures in Chinese Newspapers. Short news items, commentaries, and articles from Newspapers and periodicals form part of practical work.
3
EL 314C D S Rawat COMPOSITION A course for improving the ability of reading selected texts and writing composition on various topics.
3