ASIANLAN 401 - Advanced Spoken Chinese I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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May not be repeated for credit.
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The course is taught based on various written and visual materials such as newspaper articles, journals, television, films, and short novels. The materials reflect the literary, cultural, social, and political trends of contemporary Chinese society. Students are also required to read about contemporary topics and give presentations. The objectives of this course are to 1) increase students' advanced-level vocabulary and grammar structures, and 2) continually develop students' language fluency and accuracy in listening and speaking. This course will improve students' conversation and presentation skills while covering various professional topics.

Course Requirements:

The success of this course is based on how well the students accomplish the following aspects: attendance 10%, performance in class activities and participation in practice and discussion 20%, homework 30% and oral presentation 40%. Most importantly, we will evaluate students’ actual progress in terms of their accuracy and fluency while speaking, compared to when they entered this class.

Intended Audience:

This course is open to students who have completed third year Chinese study and would like to improve their Chinese speaking skills, as well as their competence in professional communication.

This course replaces ASIANLAN 407: Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese Culture and Society

Class Format:

Two 60-minutes meetings weekly

ASIANLAN 401 - Advanced Spoken Chinese I
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001 (REC)
MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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