ASIANLAN 304 - Third Year Chinese for Mandarin Speakers
Winter 2017, Section 001
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Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 204 or by Assignment of ASIANLAN 304 by Placement Test.
Other Course Info:
Taught in Chinese.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:


It is designed for heritage Chinese speakers (through family background or personal experiences) with high fluency in listening and speaking on topics of broad settings and also some foundation in reading and writing. The emphasis of training is on reading and writing although oral activities remain part of the course requirement. The textbook, A New Chinese Course (book 3), carries authentic articles reflecting various aspects of life in contemporary China. Students will be exposed to more advanced-level word usage, language structures, expressive styles, and cultural knowledge relevant to selected topics. Students will build their vocabulary and sentence patterns from each lesson, and learn to recognize and use a variety of linguistic registers in both their oral and writing practice.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation is based on attendance, homework, essays, oral presentations, quizzes and a term project.

Intended Audience:

This course is a continuation of ASIANLAN 204. This course is designed for students of Chinese with native or near-native oral performance.

Class Format:

The class meets four hours per week. In-class instruction includes vocabulary, text practice, grammatical explanations, reading skills and writing exercises.


ASIANLAN 304 - Third Year Chinese for Mandarin Speakers
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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