ASIANLAN 407 - Advanced Chinese Reading and Writing I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 302 or 304.
May not be repeated for credit.
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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 the rhetoric and style. Students will also write frequently about the content of the texts they learn and also write freely using the vocabulary and patterns they learn. This course can be taken independently or simultaneously with Advanced Spoken Chinese if the student would like to receive training in speaking and listening skills as well.

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 that is a prominent feature for the advanced level.

Course Requirements:

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

Class Format:


ASIANLAN 407 - Advanced Chinese Reading and Writing I
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001 (REC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 9787561925270
Xin shiyong Hanyu keben. 6, Textbook., Publisher: Beijing yuyan wenhua daxue chubanshe 2009
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