ENG as Home Major

CHI as Second Major

Newly Added Courses


Students taking Chinese as Second Major are required to take 48 units from their Home Major programme, 36 of which are core courses and 12 electives. In their Second Major programme (i.e., Chinese), they are required to take the following core courses (30 units) and 2 elective courses from Group A, and 2 from Groups B/C/D, depending on what their Home Major is.
Each of the following asterisked (*) courses may be substituted by a level-3 or level-4, major elective CHIL course listed below.

Core Courses (36 units)

Core Courses (30 units)

ENGL 1005 English, Creativity, and Cultures

CHIL 2005中國文學史 (先秦至五代)

ENGL 2005 Introduction to the Study of Language

*CHIL 2006 文學概論

ENGL 2007 Literary and Comparative Studies

CHIL 2007 現代漢語語法

ENGL 2015 Literature and Culture  OR
ENGL 2006 Language, Culture and Society

*CHIL 2015 讀書指導

ENGL 2016 Sounds of English Around the World

*CHIL 2016 文字學

ENGL 2017 Stepping Stones in English Grammar

CHIL 2017 古代漢語

ENGL 2025 The Art of Storytelling

CHIL 2025 中國文學史 (宋至清)

ENGL 2026 Argumentation and Persuasion

* CHIL 3005 漢語音韻學

ENGL 2027 Academic and Professional Writing

CHIL 2026 中國現當代文學 (1917現在)

ENGL 3005 Research Skills in English Language and Literature

* CHIL 4005 文學批評

ENGL 4898-9 Honours Project




Major Elective Courses (12 units: 4 of the following)

Major Elective courses (12 units: 2 courses from Group A, and 2 from Groups B/C/D)

1. Language and Communication Studies    
ENGL 2095 Foundations of Language Studies

ENGL 3007 Discourse Studies

ENGL 3026 Special Topic in Language

ENGL 3027 Special Topic in Linguistic Theory

ENGL 3107 Acquiring and Learning a Language

ENGL 3205 Components of a Word

ENGL 3206 Critical Discourse Analysis

ENGL 3207 Language and Intercultural Communication

ENGL 3305 Studying Meaning

ENGL 3306 Understanding Phonological Patterns

ENGL 3307 Architecture of Grammar

ENGL 4006 Advanced Topic in Language

ENGL 4007 Advanced Topic in Linguistic Theory

ENGL 4017 Advanced Seminar in Language and Gender

ENGL 4025 Analyzing Multimodal Communication

ENGL 4026 Exploring Intercultural Communication Through Films and Literature

ENGL 4027 Exploring Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

ENGL 4035 Functional Grammar

ENGL 4036 Language, Communication and Advertising

ENGL 4037 Language and the Workplace

ENGL 4045 Language in Education

ENGL 4047 Perspectives on Universal Themes

ENGL 4055 Stories of English

ENGL 4056 Theoretical Linguist Meets World

ENGL 4057 Unravelling Syntax

Third Language (Putonghua is not counted)


2. Literary and Comparative Studies    

ENGL 2035 The Short Story

ENGL 2036 Pre-Modern Drama

ENGL 2056 Faces of Comparative Literature

ENGL 2076 Poetry

ENGL 2077 Critical Approaches to Literature

ENGL 2086 Poetry and Poetics

ENGL 3015 Creative Writing

ENGL 3036 Chinese-Western Literary Relations

ENGL 3037 Creative Writing Workshop

ENGL 3045 Great Novels in English

ENGL 3046 Literature and the Nobel Prize

ENGL 3055 Literature and Film

ENGL 3066 Modern and Contemporary Drama

ENGL 3096 The Child and Literature

ENGL 3105 Twentieth-Century Literature

ENGL 3106 Modern and Contemporary Poetry

ENGL 4016 American Popular Fiction after 1950

ENGL 4046 Hong Kong Stories in English

ENGL 4065 Dystopian Fiction

ENGL 4066 World Literatures

ENGL 4067 Comics and Graphic Novels

ENGL 4075 Special Topic in Comparative Literature

ENGL 4076 21st Century Fiction

ENGL 4077 Detective Fiction

ENGL 4085 Special Topic in Literature

ENGL 4086 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

ENGL 4087 Special Topic in Critical Theory

ENGL 4095 Gender and Literature

ENGL 4096 Diaspora Writing in English

ENGL 4097 Gothic Literature

ENGL 4105 Comparative Drama

ENGL 4106 Literary Journalism

ENGL 4107 Postcolonial Fiction


Group A:

CHIL 2045英譯中國名著選讀 〔思想文化〕Classical Chinese Masterpieces in English (Thought and Culture)

CHIL 4006中國目錄學Chinese Bibliography

CHIL 4007經典 精讀與反思Chinese ClassicsIntensive Readings and Reflection

CHIL 4015經學與中國文化Chinese Classics and Culture

CHIL 4016中國思想與文學Chinese Thought and Literature

CHIL 4017中國文化統整研究Integrated Study of Chinese Culture

CHIL 4025論語Lun Yu

CHIL 4026傳統中國文化的現代觀照Modern Views on Traditional Chinese Culture

CHIL 4027先秦儒家專書選讀Selected Readings from Classical Confucian Works

CHIL 4035 諸子選讀Selected Readings from Traditional Chinese Thinkers (Zi)

CHIL 4036 西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (思想文化) Selected Works of Western Literature in Chinese Translations(Thought and Culture)

CHIL 4037莊子Zhuang Zi

CHIL 4107中國史學名篇 (思想文化) Masterpieces in Chinese Historiography (Thought and Culture)

CHIL 4207西方漢學Western Sinology


Group B:

CHIL 4045漢語與中國文化Chinese Language and Culture

CHIL 4046中文修辭學Chinese Rhetoric

CHIL 4047訓詁學Chinese Semantics

CHIL 4055漢語實用語法Practical Chinese Grammar

CHIL 4056中國語文專書研究Selected Masterpieces in Chinese Linguistics

CHIL 4057中國語文專題研究Special Topics in Chinese Language

CHIL 4305漢語方言學概要Fundamentals of Chinese Dialectology


Group C:

CHIL 1005歷代中國詩選Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Poetry

CHIL 1006歷代中國散文選Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Prose

CHIL 2046英譯中國名著選讀〔古代文學〕Classical Chinese Masterpieces in English (Classical Literature)

CHIL 3006中國傳記文學 (古代文學) Chinese Biographic Literature (Classical Literature)

CHIL 3007中國古典小說Classical Chinese Fiction

CHIL 3015詞曲選Selected Chinese Lyrics and Songs

CHIL 3016中國史傳文選讀Selected Readings in Chinese Historical Writings

CHIL 4065楚辭Chu Ci

CHIL 4066中國古典戲劇Classical Chinese Drama

CHIL 4067詩經Shi Jing

CHIL 4075中國文學理論批評專題 (古代文學) Special Topics in Chinese Critical Theory (Classical Literature)

CHIL 4076中國古典小說戲劇專題研究Special Topics in Classical Chinese Fiction and Drama

CHIL 4077中國古典文學專題研究Special Topics in Classical Chinese Literature

CHIL 4085 中國文學史專題研究 (古代文學) Special Topics in the History of Chinese Literature (Classical Literature)

CHIL 4086中國專家詩詞Studies in Selected Chinese Poets and/or Lyricists

CHIL 4087文心雕龍Wenxin Diaolong

CHIL 4097西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (古代文學) Selected Works of Western Literature in Chinese Translations (Classical Literature)

CHIL 4206中國史學名篇 (古代文學) Masterpieces in Chinese Historiography (Classical Literature)


Group D:

CHIL 3017中文創意寫作法Creative Writing in Chinese

CHIL 3025香港文學對話Cross-cultural Dialogue: Hong Kong Literature and the World

CHIL 3026現代中文小說寫作Modern Chinese Fiction Writing        

CHIL 3027現代中文散文寫作Modern Chinese Prose Writing        

CHIL 3057中國傳記文學 (現代文學) Chinese Biographic Literature (Modern Literature)

CHIL 4095 現當代中國作家研究Single Chinese Author Forum (Modern or Contemporary Writer)

CHIL 4096中國現當代文學專題研究Special Topics in Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature

CHIL 4105中國文學理論批評專題(現代文學) Special Topics in Chinese Critical Theory (Modern Literature)

CHIL 4106中國文學史專題研究 (現代文學) Special Topics in the History of Chinese Literature (Modern Literature)

CHIL 4205 西方文學名著 (中譯) 選讀 (現代文學) Selected Works of Western Literature in Chinese Translations (Modern Literature)




 Updated in Dec 2016