CHIN 401
Advanced Chinese Fall 2022
Division I

Class Details

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 Mandarine.
The Class: Format: lecture/conference; All regular course meetings will be conducted in-person. The class meets three days per week. Specifically, we meet twice in lecture (75 mins) as a whole class; and once in conference (50 mins).
Limit: 15
Expected: 10
Class#: 1051
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Classroom performance, preview and review homework, presentations, unit tests, and final project.
Prerequisites: CHIN 302 or permission of instructor. Students who have never taken a Chinese language course at Williams should take the Chinese Placement Test in GLOW before pre-registering in this course.
Enrollment Preferences: Current or prospective majors in the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Asian Studies concentrations
Distributions: Division I

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