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Chinese Courses

E.g. 2016-2017

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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..

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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).

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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.

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

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

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

Continuation of CHINLANG 10. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 10.

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

Continuation of 11. Prerequisite: 11.

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