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Chinese Courses

E.g. 2016-2017

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
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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
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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
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CHINLANG 6: Beginning Conversational Chinese, First Quarter

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

2016-2017
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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
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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
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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 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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CHINLANG 131: Business Chinese, First Quarter

Commercial, economic, and business-related vocabulary. Materials include formal business conversations, newspaper and journal articles, and TV news on trade and economic. Technical language and business etiquette. Student oral and written reports on their own research regarding recent economic developments, using sources in China. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 103 or equivalent.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 132: Business Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 131. Commercial, economic, and business-related vocabulary. Materials include formal business conversations, newspaper and journal articles, and TV news on trade and economic. Technical language and business etiquette. Student oral and written reports on their own research regarding recent economic developments, using sources in China. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 131.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 133: Business Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 132. Commercial, economic, and business-related vocabulary. Materials include formal business conversations, newspaper and journal articles, and TV news on trade and economic. Technical language and business etiquette. Student oral and written reports on their own research regarding recent economic developments, using sources in China. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 132.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 211: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 103. This is the first quarter of a three-quarter sequence designed for students with advanced-level proficiency in Chinese. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal,or academic,interest more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: placement test, CHINLANG 103.

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CHINLANG 211B: Fourth- Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, First Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 103B. This is the first quarter of a three-quarter sequence designed for bilingual students with advanced-level proficiency in Chinese. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, along with related media materials. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal, or public, interests more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 103B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 212: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 211. Second quarter of fourth year Chinese. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal or academic interest more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 211.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 212B: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 211B. Second quarter of Fourth Year Chinese for bilingual students. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, along with related media materials. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal, or public, interests more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 211B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 213: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 212. Third quarter of Fourth Year Chinese. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal, or academic, interests more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 212.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 213B: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 212B. Third quarter of Fourth Year Chinese for bilingual students. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, along with related media materials. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal, or public, interests more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 212B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 231A: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Current Issues, First Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, first quarter: A content focuses on politics, the economy, technology and society. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and sociocultural appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 231A alone for 2 units, or take 231A concurrently with 231B for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 213, or CHINLANG 213B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 231B: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Cultural Texts, First Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, first quarter: 'B' content includes cultural and literary texts in the form of dramas, fictional pieces, poetry, essays, TV shows and films. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 231B alone for 2 units, or take 231B concurrently with 231A for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 213, or CHINLANG 213B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 232A: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Current Issues, Second Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, second quarter: 'A' content focuses on politics, the economy, technology and society. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 232A alone for 2 units, or take 232A concurrently with 232B for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 231A, or CHINLANG 231B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 232B: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Cultural Texts, Second Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, second quarter: 'B' content includes cultural and literary texts in the form of dramas, fictional pieces, poetry, essays, TV shows and films. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 232B alone for 2 units, or take 232B concurrently with 232A for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 231B, or CHINLANG 231A.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 233A: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Current Issues, Third Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, third quarter: 'A' content focuses on politics, the economy, technology and society. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 233A alone for 2 units, or take 233A concurrently with 233B for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 232A, or CHINLANG 232B.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 233B: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Cultural Texts, Third Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, third quarter: 'B' content includes cultural and literary texts in the form of dramas, fictional pieces, poetry, essays, TV shows and films. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 233B alone for 2 units, or take 233B concurrently with 233A for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 232B, or CHINLANG 232A.

2016-2017
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CHINLANG 331E: Accelerated Beginning Mandarin for Engineering Students, First Quarter

Restricted to graduate engineering students participating in the China Internship Program..

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

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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CHINLANG 190A: Third-Year Yoruba, First Quarter

This is a third year course and part 1 a 3 part sequence.This course is intended for Pre-Advanced and Advanced students of Yoruba Language who have completed at least two years of Yoruba study.

2016-2017
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