Fall 2023

Special Topics

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as CHIN-490


Independent Reading Course.

Fall and spring semester. Members of the Department.

How to handle overenrollment: null

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Emphasis on targeted skills, themes, and expectations will be jointly determined by the student and instructor; instruction in languages other than English. The Chinese language courses at Amherst emphasize the basic linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students who enroll in these classes will be expected to engage in intellectual skills and modes of learning, practice, and assessment such as: --- Pronunciation and the tones --- Listening comprehension --- Speaking --- Grammar --- Reading comprehension --- Memorizing and hand-writing of characters --- Essays, translations, and other written works --- Weekly assignments (listening, written, voice recording) --- Quizzes and exams


Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Fall 2023