Postgraduate

Postgraduate English Teaching

In accordance with the program curriculum, English courses for postgraduate students include compulsory courses for students at the elementary stage, and elective ones at the advanced stage. After the mandatory English Placement Test, first-year postgraduate students, if they pass the examination, either have credits (3 credits) and take directly the elective course (40 class hours in 10 weeks), or are required to take the compulsory course (100 class hours in 17 weeks, 3 credits), if they do not pass the placement the examination.

  1. Compulsory Courses

Compulsory courses are composed of two blocks: academic competence courses and academic communication courses. The textbook for the academic competence course is Advanced English for Graduate Students: General Skills and Academic Literacy, published by Higher Education Press(Pan Haiying Ma Yi, 2015). The course emphasizes on enhancing basic language skills and academic competence, while the academic communication courses aims to enhance students’ communication ability.

  1. General Elective Courses

Courses Offered

Course

Code

Advanced Spoken English

0521801008

American History and Culture

0521801010

Japanese Reading and Translation

0521801011

Practical English Writing

0521801013

Appreciation of Movies and TV Series

0521801014

Appreciation of British and American Literatures

0521801017

Selected English Readings, Print, News and Media

0521801018

British History and Culture

0521801024

Academic English Writing

0521801026

English for Academic Communication

0521801028

Theories and Techniques of Translation

0521801029

French (Elementary Level)

0521801030

Selected Readings in Western Classics

0521801031