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E.g. 2016-2017

CATLANG 199: Individual Work

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CATLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Catalan

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite consent of instructor.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 1: First-Year Modern Chinese, First Quarter

Conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 1B: First-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, First Quarter

For students with elementary comprehension and speaking skills who need work on conversation, grammar, reading, and composition.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 2: First-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 1. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements.Prerequisite: placement test, CHINLANG 1.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 2B: First-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 1B. For students with elementary comprehension and speaking skills who need work on conversation, grammar, reading, and composition. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 1B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 3: First-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 2. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Fulfills the University language requirement. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 2.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 3B: First-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 2B. For students with elementary comprehension and speaking skills who need work on conversation, grammar, reading, and composition. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 2B or consent of instructor. Fulfills University language requirement.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 6: Beginning Conversational Chinese, First Quarter

Three quarter sequence. Basic language skills in Standard Modern Chinese to function abroad.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 7: Beginning Conversational Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 6. Basic language skills in Standard Modern Chinese to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 6.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 8: Beginning Conversational Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 7. Basic language skills in Standard Modern Chinese to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 7.

2016-2017
Quarter(s):

CHINLANG 10: Beginning Southern Min (Taiwanese) Conversation, First Quarter

Three quarter sequence. Basic language skills for everyday life situations.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 11: Beginning Southern Min (Taiwanese) Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 10. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 10.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 12: Beginning Southern Min (Taiwanese) Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of 11. Prerequisite: 11.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 15: Beginning Conversational Cantonese, First Quarter

This is the first of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary and basic grammatical structures so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim-sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 15M: Beginning Conversational Cantonese for Standard Modern Chinese Speakers, First Quarter

This is the first of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese for Standard Modern Chinese speakers. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. In addition, students work on common pronunciation and grammatical errors due to influences from Mandarin. Cantonese-Chinese characters will also be taught.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 16: Beginning Cantonese Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 15. This is the second of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary and basic grammatical structures so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim-sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 15.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 16M: Beginning Conversational Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 15M. This is the second of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese for Standard Modern Chinese. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. In addition, students work on common pronunciation and grammatical errors due to influences from Mandarin. Cantonese-Chinese characters will also be taught. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 15M.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 17: Beginning Conversational Cantonese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 16. This is the third of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary and basic grammatical structures so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim-sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 16.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 17M: Beginning Conversational Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 16M. This is the third of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese for Standard Modern Chinese speakers. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. In addition, students work on common pronunciation and grammatical errors due to influences from Mandarin. Cantonese-Chinese characters will also be taught. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 16M.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 18: Intermediate Cantonese Conversation, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 17. This is the first of the 3-course series on intermediate Cantonese. The primary objective of the intermediate series is to help students acquire the vocabulary: (a) to engage in conversations about less concrete topics, (b) to give directions and instructions, and (c) to carry out transactions in linguistically unfamiliar situations. Students will work on more complex grammar that allows them to express their ideas in a variety of sentence structures. Authentic materials such as Cantopop, movies, and news clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 17.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 19: Intermediate Conversational Cantonese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 18. This is the second of the 3-course series on intermediate Cantonese. The primary objective of the intermediate series is to help students acquire the vocabulary: (a) to engage in conversations about less concrete topics, (b) to give directions and instructions, and (c) to carry out transactions in linguistically unfamiliar situations. Students will work on more complex grammar that allows them to express their ideas in a variety of sentence structures. Authentic materials such as Cantopop, movies, and news clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 18.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 20: Intermediate Conversational Cantonese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 19. This is the third of the 3-course series on intermediate Cantonese. The primary objective of the intermediate series is to help students acquire the vocabulary: (a) to engage in conversations about less concrete topics, (b) to give directions and instructions, and (c) to carry out transactions in linguistically unfamiliar situations. Students will work on more complex grammar that allows them to express their ideas in a variety of sentence structures. Authentic materials such as Cantopop, movies, and news clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 19.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 20A: Cantonese Through Films, First Quarter

This is the first of a series of courses that targets intermediate and low-advanced students interested in expanding their Cantonese repertoire to include vocabulary, grammar, and culture for talking about movies, current events, and topics of interest to them. Students watch authentic Cantonese movies, TV dramas, news clips, and documentaries. They engage in discussions about topics relevant to them, such as history and identity of Chinese Americans. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 17M, or CHINLANG 20.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 20B: Cantonese Through Films, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 20A. This is the second of a series of courses that targets intermediate and low-advanced students interested in expanding their Cantonese repertoire to include vocabulary, grammar, and culture for talking about movies, current events, and topics of interest to them. Students watch authentic Cantonese movies, TV dramas, news clips, and documentaries. They engage in discussions about topics relevant to them, such as history and identity of Chinese Americans. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 20A.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 20C: Cantonese Through Films, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 20B. This is the third of a series of courses that targets intermediate and low-advanced students interested in expanding their Cantonese repertoire to include vocabulary, grammar, and culture for talking about movies, current events, and topics of interest to them. Students watch authentic Cantonese movies, TV dramas, news clips, and documentaries. They engage in discussions about topics relevant to them, such as history and identity of Chinese Americans. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 20B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 21: Second-Year Modern Chinese, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 3. Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 3.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 21B: Second-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 3B. For students with advanced comprehension and speaking skills, but lacking equivalent knowledge of grammar, reading, and writing Chinese characters. Equivalent to CHINLANG 21. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 3B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 22: Second-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 21. Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 21.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 22B: Second-Year Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 21B. For students with advanced comprehension and speaking skills, but lacking equivalent knowledge of grammar, reading, and writing Chinese characters. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 21B .

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 23: Second-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 22. Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 22.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 23B: Second-Year Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 22B. For students with advanced comprehension and speaking skills, but lacking equivalent knowledge of grammar, reading, and writing Chinese characters. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 22B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 27: Intermediate Chinese Conversation, First Quarter

This course is designed for students with basic conversational skills in Standard Modern Chinese. It focuses on developing learners communicative competence in Chinese by means of language practices, oral reports, discussions and group projects. The students will learn functional language skills for daily communication, and study a variety of topics related to school life, Chinese culture and society. nnnPrerequisite: CHINLANG 3.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 28: Intermediate Chinese Conversation, Second Quarter

This course is designed for students with basic conversational skills in Standard Modern Chinese. It focuses on developing learners¿ communicative competence in Chinese by means of language practices, oral reports, discussions and group projects. The students will learn functional language skills for daily communication, and study a variety of topics related to school life, Chinese culture and society. nContinuation of CHINLANG 27. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 27. Consent of instructor

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 29: Intermediate Chinese Conversation, Third Quarter

This course is designed for students with basic conversational skills in Standard Modern Chinese. It focuses on developing learners¿ communicative competence in Chinese by means of language practices, oral reports, discussions and group projects. The students will learn functional language skills for daily communication, and study a variety of topics related to school life, Chinese culture and society. nContinuation of CHINLANG 28. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 28. Consent of Instructor

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 31E: Accelerated Beginning Mandarin for Engineering Students, First Quarter

Restricted to engineering students participating in the China Internship Program. . Grad students enroll in CHINLANG 331E.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 41: Intermediate-to-Advanced Chinese Conversation, First Quarter

Repeatable once for units. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 23.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 42: Intermediate-to-Advanced Chinese Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 41. Repeatable once for units. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 23.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 43: Intermediate-to-Advanced Chinese Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 42. Repeatable once for units. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 23.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 101: Third-Year Modern Chinese, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 23. Written and spoken styles of modern Chinese. Reading and discussion of authentic writings on cultural topics; newspaper reports, radio, and TV broadcasts and films; online Chinese software and email network to facilitate study. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 23.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 101B: Third-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 23B. Equivalent to CHINLANG 101. For students with advanced listening and speaking abilities, but lacking equivalent knowledge in reading and writing. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 23B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 102: Third-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 101. Written and spoken styles of modern Chinese. Reading and discussion of authentic writings on cultural topics; newspaper reports, radio, and TV broadcasts and films; online Chinese software and email network to facilitate study. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 101.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 102B: Third-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 101B. Equivalent to CHINLANG 102. For students with advanced listening and speaking abilities, but lacking equivalent knowledge in reading and writing. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 101B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 103: Third-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 102. Written and spoken styles of modern Chinese. Reading and discussion of authentic writings on cultural topics; newspaper reports, radio, and TV broadcasts and films; online Chinese software and email network to facilitate study Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 102.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 103B: Third-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 102B. Equivalent of CHINLANG 103. For students with advanced listening and speaking abilities, but lacking equivalent knowledge in reading and writing. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 102B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 121: Advanced Chinese Conversation, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 29. This is the first quarter of a three-quarter sequence designed for students who have completed Third-year Chinese, or its equivalent, and wish to continue to develop their speaking and listening skills. Content for the course is drawn from a wide variety of current multimedia materials. Topics include general interest and social issues, international relations, and others that lend themselves to lively and in-depth discussion. New grammatical structures and vocabulary will be regularly introduced, with occasional written assignments to support students, development of conversational skills. Placement Test, CHINLANG 103.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 122: Advanced Chinese Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 121. Second quarter of Advanced Conversational Chinese. It is designed for students who have completed Third-year Chinese, or its equivalent, and wish to continue to develop their speaking and listening skills. Content for the course is drawn from a wide variety of current multimedia materials. Topics include general interest and social issues, international relations, and others that lend themselves to lively and in-depth discussion. New grammatical structures and vocabulary will be regularly introduced, with occasional written assignments to support students, development of conversational skills. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 121.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 123: Advanced Chinese Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 122. Third quarter of Advanced Conversational Chinese. It is designed for students who have completed Third-year Chinese, or its equivalent, and wish to continue to develop their speaking and listening skills. Content for the course is drawn from a wide variety of current multimedia materials. Topics include general interest and social issues, international relations, and others that lend themselves to lively and in-depth discussion. New grammatical structures and vocabulary will be regularly introduced, with occasional written assignments to support students,development of conversational skills. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 122.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 125: Chinese through Modern Fiction (CHINLANG 225)

Increasing Chinese language proficiency through reading original modern Chinese literary masterpieces covered in Chingen 133/233, including prominent modern Chinese writers such as Lu Xun, Shen Congwen, Ding Ling, Zhang Ailing and Yu Hua. Students will gain Chinese language skills and enhance their understanding of Chinese culture. Enrollment in Chingen 133/233 is not required but encouraged. Prerequisite: Chinlang 103, chinlang 103B or equivalent (proved by placement test result).

2016-2017
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