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ENGINEERING TRIPOS PART IIA - 2012/2013
Leader: Ms S Deng
Project Type: Standard
Project Category: Language
Prerequisites: previous or current study of Chinese at intermediate or advanced level
Timing: Wednesdays pm, plus Monday or Tuesday am
Students will be encouraged to research, dissect and find solutions to technology and its application to China. This should be done by using all four linguistic skills and a specific knowledge of the correct terminology and structure of Chinese.
Two project headings will be offered:
To achieve this, the tasks will be anchored on four principles:
Weekly: 4 hours contact teaching + 4 hours supported self-study + 12 hours untimetabled / research.
Group teaching, group work, pair work and individual work will be employed.
The projects will be run from the Language Unit to enable full use of the resources therein.
Assessment will be based on current and technical language (70%) and engineering (30%) content.
Format: Submission Date - Marks
Interim reports : Friday 24 May 2013 - 20 marks
Final report: 4pm Friday 7 June 2013 - 60 marks
Shell Language Project Prizes are to be shared by the best students undertaking a Foreign Language Project, one of which will be for Chinese.
A talk on Foreign Language Projects will be given on Tuesday 29 January from 1-2pm in the Language Unit seminar room.
Last updated: December 2012