CHIN 401
Advanced Chinese I Fall 2023
Division I

Class Details

This course is designed to enhance the Chinese language proficiency of students at the advanced levels. A wide assortment of materials is used including (for speaking/comprehension) documentaries and films featuring Chinese speakers from various segments of society; and (for reading) newspaper and magazine articles dealing with Chinese culture and society as well as selections from modern Chinese literature. Conducted in Mandarin.
The Class: Format: lecture/conference; The class meets three days per week, twice in lecture (75 mins) and once in conference (50 mins).
Limit: 12
Expected: 10
Class#: 1273
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Class performance, homework, presentations, essays, unit tests, and final exam/project.
Prerequisites: CHIN 302 or permission of instructor. Students who have never taken a Chinese language course at Williams should complete the Chinese Placement Evaluation in GLOW before registering for this course.
Enrollment Preferences: Current or prospective majors in the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Asian Studies concentrators.
Distributions: Division I

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