Fall 2008

Fourth-Year Chinese I

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as CHIN-09


Xiaoping S. Teng (Section 01)


This course is designed for students who have completed three years of Chinese at the college level. The emphasis is on building substantial sophisticated vocabulary and reading various genres of writings and literary works like newspaper articles, essays, and short novels, etc. Development of a higher level of proficiency of the four skills will be stressed through class discussions, writing compositions, listening to TV news clips and watching movies that are supplemental to the themes of the reading materials. Class will be conducted entirely in Chinese. There will be two class meetings each week. Requisite: Chinese 08 or equivalent. Instructor consent required. Fall semester. Senior Lecturer Teng.