CCSEAS MA Courses

MA Courses

Course No. Course AdviserCourse TitleCourse descriptionCredits
EL401CP.MukherjiINTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LANGUAGEThe course aims at introducing the structural features of Chinese language, both in terms of signs and sounds. This involves a categorical study of semantic and phonetic components of Chinese characters, theorizing tones, syntactic structures, homophones, phraseological features etc
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EL403CM.BhattacharyaFUNDAMENTALS OF CHINESE/ENGLISH TRANSLATIONAn introductory course dealing with theory and practice of translation-texts based on Newspaper articles, editorials, and important speeches.
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EL405CDayawantiCHINESE NOVELS-IStudy of a particular Novel and critically analyze the social, political and economic conditions reflected in the novel; the course also aims to enrich their literary and idiomatic expressions.
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EL406CGeeta KochharCONSECUTIVE INTERPRETATIONThe course offers a basic knowledge on interpretation from Chinese to English and English to Chinese through exercises based on listening to news, discussions, and commentaries. Background knowledge of the contexts and understanding on China is provided; while the exercises are undertaken in Multimedia labs. Knowledge of extensive newspaper vocabulary and general knowledge is a requisite for the course.
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EL407CP. MukherjiINTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LANGUAGELessons from Chinese texts, highlighting historical development of Chinese language and linguistic culture, spanning from antiquity till the modern times. Grammatical features typifying Chinese language and script will also form the focus of study and analysis.
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EL409CHemant AdlakhaNEWSPAPER TRANSLATION (ENGLISH TO CHINES)A course in translation of news reports, editorials, articles, and speeches from newspapers and periodicals.
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EL411CDayawanti/D S RawatCHINESE NOVELS-IIStudy of a particular Novel and critically analyze the social, political and economic conditions reflected in the novel; the course also aims to enrich their literary and idiomatic expressions.
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EL412CGeeta KochharCONSECUTIVE INTERPRETATIONThe course is for interpretation from Chinese to English and English to Chinese through exercises based on listening to news, discussions, and commentaries. Multimedia labs are used to show videos on various topics ranging from politics, economy, society and culture of China. Knowledge of extensive newspaper vocabulary and general knowledge is requisite for the course.
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EL501CB.R. DeepakHISTORY OF CHINESE LITERATUREThe prerequisite course provides a comprehensive overview of the history of Chinese Literature focusing on the formative period of Chinese civilization. The course systematically exposes students to different phases of Chinese historical developments, dominant literary genres, prominent literary personalities and their representative works along with exhaustive annotations to the original texts from remote antiquity to Tang.
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EL505CDayawanti/ D.S. RawatCHINESE NOVEL-IThe course introduces an in-depth study of particular novel/novelettes: its social background, evaluation and characterization.
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EL506CP.MukherjiREADING AND TRANSLATION OF CONSTEMPORARY WRITINGSThe course introduces reading from contemporary texts both in Chinese and English, followed by translation, viz., Chinese to English, and English to Chinese. Analysis of syntactic structures in source language and target language with focus on contrastive features would be an integral part of this course.
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EL507CHemant AdlakhaSIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATIONExtempore and simultaneous interpretation through intensive exercises based on newspaper articles, important speeches, meetings, news and commentaries of Chinese radio broadcast and Chinese films.
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EL510CB R DeepakHISTORY OF CHINESE LITERATUREThe prerequisite course provides a comprehensive overview of the history of Chinese Literature focusing on the formative period of Chinese civilization. The course systematically exposes students to different phases of Chinese historical developments, dominant literary genres, prominent literary personalities and their representative works along with exhaustive annotations to the original texts from Tang to Qing Dynasty.
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EL513CHemant AdlakhaSIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATIONAdvanced level course in Interpretation (Chinese-English and English-Chinese) through intensive exercises based on important speeches, special articles from newspapers and periodicals, news and commentaries of radio broadcast, film shows and participation in actual interpretation.
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EL514CD.S. DayawantiCHINESE NOVELS-IIThe course introduces an in-depth study of particular novel/novelettes: its social background, evaluation and characterization.
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EL515CGeeta KochharAN INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMY OF MODERN CHINAThis course provides a comprehensive overview of the Chinese economy including its organization, structure, and performance since 1840 to date. The course will also evaluate different perspectives on the problems, challenges and potentials of the Chinese economy, and familiarize students with the economic environment of China
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