Some questions from a reader about studying an East Asian language at university, including challenges, surprises, comparisons, rewards etc.
The final PDF copy of my undergraduate dissertation: “Conflicts of Ideals and Practice: Changing Trajectories of Wang Meng and Liu Binyan”.
You often end up needing to reduce word count in your academic writing. You can reduce word count without effecting the substance of the writing, though.
A simple breakdown for our final year exams in Chinese Studies at Cambridge in 2013. We have five three-hour written exam, an oral exam and a dissertation.
Should you learn Mandarin in a place with a standard accent? Which Mandarin study programs are good in China?
Mark Lore asks about getting a standard accent when learning Mandarin Chinese, plus other issues surrounding Mandarin study programs in China, such as cost.
All the supervision reports from first year of Chinese Studies at Churchill College, Cambridge. Includes various Chinese modules plus East Asian History.
What’s it like to read East Asian Studies (Chinese) at the University of Cambridge? Here’s my experience as a first year student of Chinese Studies.
What are you supposed to write about in a literature dissertation? Whilst writing your undergraduate dissertation, what sort of content should be included?
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