ASIANLAN 407 - Advanced Chinese Reading and Writing I
Fall 2019, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures

Details

Credits:
2
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 302 or 304.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course is the first part of the Advanced Chinese Reading and Writing series. The course will guide the students to read through the selected texts of various styles and understand its content with analysis of its structure and rhetoric. Students will also write frequently about the content of the texts they learn and also write freely using the vocabulary and patterns they learn.

Upon completion of this course, students will improve their Chinese competence in reading a variety of genres of Chinese materials. They will gradually acquire the ability to read original Chinese materials like educated native speakers with the help of a Chinese dictionary. Students will also improve their writing skills in producing more sophisticated texts in narrative, descriptive, persuasive, and expository styles. In addition, students will be trained to enhance their sensitivity to the formal-informal distinction which is a prominent feature of Chinese at the advanced level.

Course Requirements:

Reading assignments, quizzes, essays, mid-term and final exams, attendance and class participation

Class Format:

Recitation

Schedule

ASIANLAN 407 - Advanced Chinese Reading and Writing I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
26512
Open
3
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM

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