Chinese Language and Literature
Chinese language and literature is a very important subject in China. It mainly studies Chinese literature, culture and art, ideology and other fields related to Chinese. The enthusiasm of Chinese learning around the world proves that Chinese will become one of the most popular international languages in the future. Study Chinese in China is a good choice for many foreign students.
At the same time, Chinese literature is one of the major literary heritages in the world, with an uninterrupted history of more than 3,000 years. Learning Chinese language and literature will provide new possibilities for students to live and work in the future.
This course provides students with an in-depth study of Chinese characteristics, an in-depth introduction to Chinese traditional language and modern linguistic theories, and a critical study of Chinese classical literature and modern literature. Related courses such as Chinese linguistics, Chinese text research, poetry, modern Chinese novels or creative writing. Students will be able to learn idioms and allusions from traditional Chinese culture, help them build the ability to recognize written and spoken Chinese, and discover humor or irony that the speaker wants to convey.
Chinese language and literature graduates are not only proficient in language skills, but also proficient in Chinese literature and related knowledge development. Their knowledge, skills and cultural literacy help them achieve outstanding results in different fields. Graduates generally find jobs in teaching, administration, publishing, and academic fields.
WHY STUDY CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE？
1. One of the most widely used languages in the world
China has rapidly grown into the second largest economic power, with about one-fifth (1.3 billion) people in the world speaking Chinese. Mandarin is one of the three most widely spoken languages in the world. It is used not only in mainland China but also in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. Chinese will be used as a proxy language for major foreign languages other than English in the future.
2. Explore Chinese culture through Chinese
Learning Chinese will help you gain some deep knowledge of Chinese culture. Mandarin is the window of Chinese culture. China is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. You can stroll through the beautiful natural canyons and visit historical sites such as the Terracotta Warriors and the Forbidden City. Studying Chinese allows you to learn more about Chinese culture.
3. More employment opportunities
Obviously, employment is the most direct impact when you choose to learn Chinese. China has developed rapidly in various fields such as economy and trade, and the demand for cultural exchanges in international relations has been increasing. China is now the largest trading partner of Japan and the United States and the European Union. Working knowledge in Mandarin Chinese will provide you with a special workforce value.
Academic Translation Advisor (Chinese)
Introduction to Linguistics
Introduction to Chinese Culture
Ancient Chinese Literature
Chinese Language and Literature
Common skills gained from this degree
- Classical literature reading ability
- Strong language expression ability
- correct language and text views
- Basic theory of Chinese language and literature
- Chinese language and literature teaching and research ability