up

Fundamentals of the Chinese character writing. Part 2

1 June - 31 December 2022 г.
The course has already started
Course registration is closed
Subscribe to news and find out the date of the next launch
  • English

    course language

  • 6 weeks

    course duration

  • от 6 до 7 часов в неделю

    needed to educate

  • 1 credit points

    for credit at your university

If you just finished the first course, you will definitely love the second one!

The course gives a concise survey of the Chinese character-writing tradition. You’ll master the fundamentals of the Chinese writing aesthetics; maintain the main techniques, gain more knowledge about writing tools and materials You’ll get the explanation of the 214 Chinese character radicals (the first part in Part 1 of the Course, the second — in Part 2) and can practice their writing, using the animated and static samples given in videos and on pages. Elaborate tests are going to help you regularizing the new information and filling the lacunae. 

Welcome to the mysterious world of the Chinese characters!

About

During the course, students will learn the stages of the evolution of Chinese writing, the basic principles of writing hieroglyphs and the rules for the order of strokes, as well as groups of hieroglyphic radicals, which will greatly facilitate learning of hieroglyphics in the future.

Format

Distance-learning

Requirements

You should start learning this course after completion of "Fundamentals of the Chinese character writing (Part 1)".

Course program

This course consists of 6 modules.

During the course, students will get acquainted with the stages of the evolution of Chinese writing, the basic principles of writing hieroglyphs and the rules for the order of strokes, as well as groups of hieroglyphic keys.

Formed competencies

The discipline is aimed at the formation of universal competencies of students in the educational programs of the bachelor's / specialist's degree, as well as other competencies provided for by the educational program.

Education directions

Knowledge

Upon completion, the student should know the main groups of Chinese characters and the order in which they are written.

Skills

Upon completion, the student should be able to:

  • write and learn 214 Chinese radicals;
  • recognize the radicals in the composition of a complex hieroglyph.

Abilities

Upon completion, the student should master the rules for writing and the order of the lines of Chinese characters.

Сторожук Александр Георгиевич

Доктор филологических наук, профессор
Position: заведующий кафедрой китайской филологии СПбГУ

Сомкина Надежда Александровна

Кандидат исторических наук
Position: доцент кафедры китайской филологии

Власова Наталья Николаевна

Магистр востоковедения
Position: старший преподаватель кафедры китайской филологии

Similar courses