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Chinese (CHN)

Section Head: Assistant Professor Xiong

101 Beginning Chinese I (3)

Fundamentals of grammar and pronunciation, exercises in reading, writing, and conversation. (Lec. 3) Pre: no prior Chinese is required. (FC) [D]

102 Beginning Chinese II (3)

Continuation of 101. (Lec. 3) Students enrolling in this course should have taken 101 or equivalent. (FC) [D]

103 Intermediate Chinese I (3)

Development of facility in reading narrative and expository prose; exercise in grammar, listening comprehension, and speaking. (Lec. 3) Students enrolling in this course should have taken 102 or equivalent. (FC) [D]

104 Intermediate Chinese II (3)

Continuation of 103. (Lec. 3) Students enrolling in this course should have taken 103 or equivalent. (FC) [D]

111 Intensive Beginning Chinese I (4)

The fundamentals of Chinese with special emphasis on listening and speaking structures. (Lec. 4) (FC) [D]

112 Intensive Beginning Chinese II (4)

The fundamentals of Chinese with special emphasis on listening and speaking structures. (Lec. 4) Pre: 111 or equivalent. (FC) [D]

113 Intensive Intermediate Chinese I (4)

Intensive Chinese language intermediate courses. Focus on practice in listening and speaking. Development of reading and writing skills. Intermediate-level grammatical structures. (Lec. 4) Pre: 102 or 112 or equivalent. (FC) [D]

114 Intensive Intermediate Chinese II (4)

Intensive Chinese language intermediate courses. Focus on practice in listening and speaking. Development of reading and writing skills. Intermediate-level grammatical structures. (Lec. 4) Pre: 103 or 113 or equivalent (Lec. 4). (FC) [D]

205, 206 Composition and Conversation (3 each)

Development of facility in spoken and written Chinese using contemporary topics; emphasis on general classroom discussion. (Lec. 3) Pre: (for 205) 104 or permission of instructor. Pre: (for 206) 205 or permission of instructor. (FC) [D]

215 Intensive Conversation and Composition I (4)

Intensive course in further development of spoken and written Chinese. Advanced-low level grammatical structures. Students enrolling in 215 should have taken 104 or 114 or equivalent. (Lec. 4). true

216 Intensive Conversation and Composition II (4)

Intensive course in further development of spoken and written Chinese. Advanced-low level grammatical structures. Students enrolling in 216 should have taken 205 or 215 or equivalent. (Lec. 4).

305 Advanced Composition and Conversation I (3)

Intensive practice in spoken and written Chinese using contemporary writings and topics in Chinese-speaking countries. Emphasis on classroom discussion. (Lec. 3) Pre: 206 or permission of instructor.

306 Advanced Composition and Conversation II (3)

Intensive practice in spoken and written Chinese using contemporary writings and topics in Chinese-speaking countries. Emphasis on classroom discussion. (Lec. 3) Pre: 305 or permission of instructor.

315 Intensive Advanced Composition and Conversation I (4)

Intensive course in development of spoken and written Chinese. Advanced level discourse structures. (Lec. 4) Pre: 206 or 216 or equivalent.

316 Intensive Advanced Composition and Conversation II (4)

Intensive course in development of spoken and written Chinese. Advanced level discourse structures. (Lec. 4). Pre: 305 or 315 or equivalent.

320 Chinese News Media (3)

Survey of Chinese language news media including print, television and Internet. (Lec. 3) Pre: 306 or permission of instructor.

401 Topics on Chinese Culture and Civilization (3)

Students will study various topics on Chinese culture, society and civilization through selected readings and multi-media. (Lec. 3) Pre: 306 or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

421 Modern Chinese Literature I (3)

Advanced literature course focusing on readings and discussions of major modern Chinese writers and their masterpieces from the end of the Imperial Era through the Chinese Civil War in 1949. (Lec. 3) Pre: 306 or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

422 Modern Chinese Literature II (3)

Literary works of famous writers in contemporary China. Students will read and discuss representative literary selections from the start of the New China, through the Cultural Revolution to the present. (Lec. 3) Pre: 421 or permission of instructor. Not for graduate credit.

497, 498 Directed Study (1-3)

Designed particularly for the advanced student. Individual research and reports on problems of special interest. (Independent Study) Pre: acceptance of a project by a faculty member and approval of section head. Not for graduate credit.


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