This course is designed to enhance the Chinese language proficiency of students who are already at relatively advanced levels. A wide assortment of materials is used including (for speaking/comprehension) audiotapes, videotapes, and films featuring Chinese speakers from various segments of society; and (for reading) newspaper and magazine articles dealing with Chinese politics and economics as well as selections from modern Chinese literature. Conducted in Mandarin.
The Class: Type: two 75-minute classes plus a conversation session
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on classroom performance, short essays every other week, homework, quizzes, tests, and a final exam
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: CHIN 302 or permission of instructor
Distributions: Division I;