CHIN 301
Upper-Intermediate Chinese Fall 2021
Division I

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The goal of this course is to continue developing students’ overall language proficiency. However, special emphasis will be on strengthening students’ reading and writing proficiency in standard written Chinese, the grammar and vocabulary of which differ considerably from colloquial Chinese introduced during the first two years of instruction. Conducted in Mandarin.
The Class: Format: lecture/conference; All regular course meetings will be conducted in-person. The class meets four days per week. Specifically, we meet twice in lecture (75 mins) as a whole class; and twice in conference (50 mins).
Limit: 15
Expected: 12
Class#: 1462
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Evaluation will be based on daily classroom performance, short essays, presentations, homework, quizzes, unit tests, and a final exam (oral and written).
Prerequisites: CHIN 202 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 perspective majors in the Department of Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Asian Studies Concentration
Distributions: Division I

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