Foreign Languages and Drills
Foreign Languages and Drills （8 credits）: This course equips students with a basic knowledge of a foreign language and the culture(s) in which the language is spoken. The course aims to heighten students’ interest in learning and to improve their communication skills.
T0466 English （I）（2/2）: The purpose of this course is to improve students’ reading ability by parsing articles on a range of topics. Course objectives include: developing good reading habits, forming better comprehension skills and a broader vocabulary, building connections between language and culture, and developing students’ ability to think independently.
T0467 Japanese （I）（2/2）: The 50 sounds of Japanese and their symbols are introduced and explained in this class; followed by basic phrases and sentences.
T0470 Spanish （I）（2/2）: In this course, students will learn the Spanish alphabet and pronunciation, basic grammar structures and simple sentence concepts, which will serve as the basis for future Spanish study.
T0479 French （I）（2/2）: This course teaches students the basic vocabulary and grammar of French. After previewing French songs and films, the class will partake in group discussions that allow students to share their opinions and improve their level of expression. The course also consists of cross-cultural comparison of French and Chinese culture.
A0766 German （I）（2/2）: This course is designed to familiarize students with daily spoken German as well as listening and speaking skills. The content includes a wide variety of authentic multimedia materials, as well as audio and video texts. Regular group discussion and role-play is also an essential component of course content.
A0050 English （II）（2/2）: This course aims to improve students’ English proficiency in four areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing. In the process of learning English, students will be able to make a connection between language and culture and will develop the ability to think critically.
A0175 Japanese （II）（2/2）: Intermediate level Japanese focuses on complex Japanese phrases and sentence structures based on the knowledge learned in Japanese (I).
A0767 German （II）（2/2）: This course is designed to familiarize students with daily spoken German as well as listening and speaking skills. The content includes a wide variety of authentic multimedia materials, as well as audio and video texts. Regular group discussion and role-play is also an essential component of course content.
A1328 Spanish （II） （2/2）: By the end of this course, students will have a basic grasp of Spanish verbs, simple conversation, and grammar.A1329 French （II） （2/2）: This course covers French grammar and vocabulary and helps students improve their speaking, reading and writing skills through daily conversation.