ASIANLAN 403 - Overview of the Chinese Language
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Completion of at least one 400-level ASIANLAN course.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction of basic Chinese linguistics. The class is conducted entirely in Chinese. While continuing to improve the four language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing, students will learn more about the Chinese language itself. A wide variety of topics are selected, from the sound system and loanwords to the dialects and writing system. Students will read articles on various Chinese linguistic topics and engage in discussions in class. No prior knowledge of linguistics is required.

Course Requirements:

Reading assignments, in-class discussion leading, quizzes, oral presentations, and a final paper

Intended Audience:

This course is also open to native speakers of Chinese. Native speakers should contact the professor to request an override.

Class Format:


ASIANLAN 403 - Overview of the Chinese Language
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001 (REC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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