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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Part IA | Core subject | Convenor: Ms Emma Wu

Course Description 2023-24

Modern Chinese is taught intensively throughout the year, and in this paper students are required to translate passages in modern Chinese into English. This paper is mainly designed to assess the student’s ability in understanding and translating simple Chinese texts.

Form and Conduct

This paper tests candidates’ comprehension of simple Chinese texts. Candidates will be asked to translate three passages into English, at least one of which will be in traditional Chinese characters. All the questions are of equal value.


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