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Objectives of Department of ChineseLanguage and Literature


  1. Enabling students to master the four basic language skills in the context of varied functions of communication and genres of language use;
  2. Training students to carry out critical analyses of linguistic and literary texts and to place them in their historical, philosophical, cultural, social, and global context;
  3. Providing students with a solid knowledge and understanding of Chinese prose, poetry, fiction, and drama;
  4. Helping students acquire a sound understanding of major schools of language analysis and literary criticism;
  5. Training students in academic research in accordance with standard research methodology with emphasis on creativity and integrity;
  6. Preparing students for more advanced study or employment in a competitive global market.