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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part II | Core subject

Course Description

The course continues the work done in the acquisition of the modern Chinese language in previous years. Students will be presented with various types of texts, ranging from modern and contemporary fiction, newspapers, and articles on contemporary China, to scholarly writings and government documents.

Form and Conduct

The paper requires candidates to translate all three Chinese texts into English. The first will be a text from a Chinese newspaper, the second will be a literary text, and the third will be a non-fiction text. Candidates will be allowed to use the Chinese-Chinese dictionaries provided.



This description is subject to change, for the latest information, students should consult the Undergraduate Handbook available on the Faculty Intranet.

Terms taught
Michaelmas, Lent, Easter
Michaelmas, Lent, Easter
Michaelmas, Lent, Easter