Chinese (CHIN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

CHIN 1101

For complete beginners only, providing a thorough grounding in conversational and reading skills. Students with some facility in the spoken language (because Chinese is spoken at home) but who do not read ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 6 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5843CHIN 1101  LEC 001

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  • Permission of instructor required. Please contact Stephanie Divo (sah36)to enroll.

  •  7920CHIN 1101  LEC 002

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  • Permission of instructor required. Please contact Stephanie Divo (sah36)to enroll.

  •  5844CHIN 1101  DIS 201

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  •  5845CHIN 1101  DIS 202

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  •  5846CHIN 1101  DIS 203

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  •  5847CHIN 1101  DIS 204

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  •  5848CHIN 1101  DIS 205

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  •  5849CHIN 1101  DIS 206

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  •  5850CHIN 1101  DIS 207

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CHIN 1109

Intended primarily for students whose family language is Mandarin but have had little or no formal training. The focus is on characters, reading comprehension, composition, grammar, standard pronunciation, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  9229CHIN 1109  SEM 101

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  • Permission of instructor required. Please contact Yufen Lee Mehta (yl43) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6751CHIN 1109  SEM 102

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  • Permission of instructor required. Please contact Yufen Lee Mehta (yl43) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6752CHIN 1109  SEM 103

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  • Permission of instructor required. Please contact Yufen Lee Mehta (yl43) to enroll.

CHIN 1111

CHIN 1111 is for beginners with no or very limited Cantonese language background from heritage or previous formal training. CHIN 1111 gives basic training in oral/aural Cantonese spoken and used in Guangzhou ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5851CHIN 1111  SEM 101

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  • Intended for beginners or those with very limited knowledge of Cantonese. After pre-enrollment please contact Hong Huang (hh64)to enroll.

CHIN 2201

Continuing instruction in written and spoken Chinese with particular emphasis on consolidating basic conversational skills and improving reading confidence and ability. view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5853CHIN 2201  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: B- or above in CHIN 1102; B+ or above in CHIN 1160; or equivalent and permission of instructor. Please contact Qiuyun Teng (qt11) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6753CHIN 2201  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: B- or above in CHIN 1102; B+ or above in CHIN 1160; or equivalent and permission of instructor. Please contact Qiuyun Teng (qt11) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6754CHIN 2201  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisite: B- or above in CHIN 1102; B+ or above in CHIN 1160; or equivalent and permission of instructor. Please contact Qiuyun Teng (qt11) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6755CHIN 2201  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisite: B- or above in CHIN 1102; B+ or above in CHIN 1160; or equivalent and permission of instructor. Please contact Qiuyun Teng (qt11) to enroll.

CHIN 2209

Focuses on reading and writing Chinese at the intermediate level for Chinese heritage students who can speak Mandarin fluently. Provides ample opportunities to read authentic texts written by famous Chinese ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6758CHIN 2209  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: B in Chin 1110 or equivalent as determined through placement exam. Permission of instructor required. Please contact Weiqing S. George (wsg3) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6759CHIN 2209  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: B in Chin 1110 or equivalent as determined through placement exam. Permission of instructor required. Please contact Weiqing S. George (wsg3) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7968CHIN 2209  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisite: B in Chin 1110 or equivalent as determined through placement exam. Permission of instructor required. Please contact Weiqing S. George (wsg3) to enroll.

CHIN 2211

CHIN 2211 gives comprehensive training in oral and written Cantonese at a higher level than CHIN 1112. Oral training covers conversational and short narrative skills on Cantonese expressions on daily life ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5854CHIN 2211  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: CHIN 1112 or equivalent. After pre-enrollment please contact Hong Huang (hh64) to enroll.

CHIN 2215

Works intensely on conversational Mandarin focusing on standard pronunciation and differences in vocabulary and grammar between Cantonese and Mandarin.  Ample opportunities will be given to practice everyday ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16346CHIN 2215  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: For students who are fluent Cantonese speakers with at least intermediate literacy skills or have the equivalent ability as determined through a placement test. Some previous Mandarin exposure helpful but not necessary.

CHIN 3301

Continuing instruction in spoken and written Chinese Mandarin via authentic multimedia materials.  view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5855CHIN 3301  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Grade of B+ or higher in CHIN 2202, or equivalent as determined through placement test. Permission of instructor required. Please contact Yufen Lee Mehta (yl43) to enroll.

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6760CHIN 3301  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisite: Grade of B+ or higher in CHIN 2202, or equivalent as determined through placement test. Permission of instructor required. Please contact Yufen Lee Mehta (yl43) to enroll.

CHIN 3311

CHIN 3311 will give comprehensive training in oral and written Cantonese to enable the students to solidify skills in conducting discussions or narrations to express both concrete contents and abstract ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  7919CHIN 3311  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: CHIN 2212 or equivalent. After pre-enrollment please contact Hong Huang (hh64) to enroll.

CHIN 4411

Reading, discussion, and composition at advanced levels. view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6761CHIN 4411  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: Grade of B+ or higher in CHIN 3302 or equivalent as determined by placement exam and permission of instructor. Please contact Qiuyun Teng (qt11) to enroll.

CHIN 4427

This course is designed for students who have satisfactorily finished CHIN 2210 or CHIN 4412 , or the equivalent.  The focus of the course is on formal Chinese, and the main aim of this course is to help ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  9236CHIN 4427  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisite: CHIN 2210 or CHIN 4412 with a grade of B+ or above or equivalent as determined by instructor. Please contact Rui Liu (rl264) to enroll.