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  • Teacher Elena Morandi

  • Credits 8

  • SSD L-OR/21

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Forli

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in East European and Eurasian Studies (cod. 5911)

  • Course Timetable from Oct 03, 2023 to Dec 13, 2023


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Reduced inequalities

Academic Year 2023/2024

Learning outcomes

Student is expected to acquire all linguistic skills: speaking, writing, listening and reading comprehension. The course uses communicative method of teaching. It also offers a brief introduction to Chinese studies. At the end of the course, the student - is familiar with the basic grammar structure of Chinese; - is able to engage in and produce simple oral and written utterances; - is able to analyze and comprehend texts.

Course contents

The course provides the basic skills for writing, reading, understanding simple texts, the production of everyday dialogues with basic communication functions.

Specifically, the student will learn to greet, introduce themselves, indicate and ask for nationality, talk about hobbies and interests, indicate possession, express intentions and needs, describe character, indicate age.
From a grammatical point of view, affirmative, interrogative and negative sentences will be presented, the verb to be and to have, interrogative pronouns, adverbs of frequency, constructions with series verbs, modal verbs, classifiers, adjectival verbs, some indirect complements .

In the lettorato part, students will deepen the aspects of reading-writing and phonetics, and will develop dialogic and communicative skills.


Teaching methods

Classroom lessons

Assessment methods

Ongoing text

final exams

Teaching tools

Texts, photocopies, dictionaries, audiovisual and multimedia supports, ppt

Office hours

See the website of Elena Morandi