The Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture

Beijing University of Technology

Program Description

The Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture

Beijing University of Technology

The Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture


This programme aims to help the students gain basic knowledge and understanding of the politics, economy, culture, and traditions of the Chinese society. It will also help the students build solid foundation for their study and business in the future in China.


Course Description


1 Business Chinese

The focus of the course will be the learning of the spoken and listening language to manipulate the basic language and expression style of the business activities. When finishing the study of the course, students could use Chinese to do the simple, basic and effective business communication and dialogue.


2 Chinese Politics and Economy

China's political form and economic system has its own specialty. In the globalization progress, China still keeps the characteristic politics and economy suitable for its own development. If you'd like to trade with or make business corporations with China, it is necessary to understand its political and economic system. So through the study of this course, students can learn contemporary China's economic and political development, and the corporation with other countries.


3 Contemporary China Society

The course will focus on the China's society progress and development after the Open Policy. No matter the new-rural society building or the fast development of the urban community, China is matching the world track with its own characteristics. The course can provide the explanations to many hot issues happening in China society today, such as the migrant-workers and urbanization, internet and public sentiment, social conflict and petition letter, community building and development and etc.


4 China Traditional Culture and Arts

China has the 5000 years splendid civilization history, philosophy, religion, literature, and arts have the great influences on human progress and development. By the course, the students cannot only understand China's traditional culture, Chinese traditional thinking model, and learn how to communicate with Chinese, but also participate in enriched practices, like the calligraphy training, Chinese traditional landscape painting, music appreciation, handcraft making, etc.


5 China Business Law and Rules

The focus of the course will be the learning of the spoken and listening language to manipulate the basic language and expression style of the business activities. When finishing the study of the course, students could use Chinese to do the simple, basic and effective business communication and dialogue.


6. Social Practice

The arrangement of the course will bring the students out of the campus to expresience China and touch Beijing outside. We will arrange enriched social activities, like visiting famous sceneries to understand China's history and culture, listening Beijing opera, eating Beijing snacks to understand China folk customs, going to a stroll in Hu Tong to talk with ordinary people living there, and experiencing staffs' daily works in China's enterprises.

The programme is conducted in English.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
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1 semester
Full time
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Place
China Beijing
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