CHIN 402
Advanced Chinese Spring 2023
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 Mandarin.
The Class: Format: lecture/conference; two 75-minute classes plus a conversation session
Limit: 15
Expected: 10
Class#: 3083
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: weekly homework, quizzes, unit tests, essays, oral presentations, and a final exam
Prerequisites: CHIN 401 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: If the course is overenrolled, preferences will be given to current or prospective majors in the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Distributions: Division I

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