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CHINLANG 1: First-Year Modern Chinese, First Quarter

Conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 2: First-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 1. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements.Prerequisite: placement test, CHINLANG 1.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 3: First-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 2. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Fulfills the University language requirement. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 2.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 3B: First-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 2B. For students with elementary comprehension and speaking skills who need work on conversation, grammar, reading, and composition. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 2B or consent of instructor. Fulfills University language requirement.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Lin, N. (PI)

CHINLANG 8: Beginning Conversational Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 7. Basic language skills in Standard Modern Chinese to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 7.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; DiBello, M. (PI)

CHINLANG 12: Beginning Southern Min (Taiwanese) Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of 11. Prerequisite: 11.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Lin, N. (PI)

CHINLANG 17: Beginning Conversational Cantonese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 16. This is the third of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary and basic grammatical structures so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim-sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 16.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 17M: Beginning Conversational Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 16M. This is the third of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese for Standard Modern Chinese speakers. The primary objective of the beginning series is to help students build up a repertoire of vocabulary so that they can: (a) introduce themselves in an informal social situation, (b) engage in simple transactions, (c) converse about themselves, their friends and families, and (d) talk about activities in daily lives. Authentic materials such as Cantopop and movie clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. In addition, students work on common pronunciation and grammatical errors due to influences from Mandarin. Cantonese-Chinese characters will also be taught. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 16M.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 20: Intermediate Conversational Cantonese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 19. This is the third of the 3-course series on intermediate Cantonese. The primary objective of the intermediate series is to help students acquire the vocabulary: (a) to engage in conversations about less concrete topics, (b) to give directions and instructions, and (c) to carry out transactions in linguistically unfamiliar situations. Students will work on more complex grammar that allows them to express their ideas in a variety of sentence structures. Authentic materials such as Cantopop, movies, and news clips are incorporated in the courses and Internet tools are used to enhance learning. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 19.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 20C: Cantonese Through Films, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 20B. This is the third of a series of courses that targets intermediate and low-advanced students interested in expanding their Cantonese repertoire to include vocabulary, grammar, and culture for talking about movies, current events, and topics of interest to them. Students watch authentic Cantonese movies, TV dramas, news clips, and documentaries. They engage in discussions about topics relevant to them, such as history and identity of Chinese Americans. There is also an optional field trip to a karaoke bar, a dim sum restaurant, or a Cantonese community every quarter to experience Cantonese culture. Prerequisite: "Cantonese Proficiency Tests" on Coursework, CHINLANG 20B.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 23: Second-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 22. Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 22.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 23B: Second-Year Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 22B. For students with advanced comprehension and speaking skills, but lacking equivalent knowledge of grammar, reading, and writing Chinese characters. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 22B.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tang, L. (PI)

CHINLANG 29: Intermediate Chinese Conversation, Third Quarter

This course is designed for students with basic conversational skills in Standard Modern Chinese. It focuses on developing learners¿ communicative competence in Chinese by means of language practices, oral reports, discussions and group projects. The students will learn functional language skills for daily communication, and study a variety of topics related to school life, Chinese culture and society. nContinuation of CHINLANG 28. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 28. Consent of Instructor
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhang, Y. (PI)

CHINLANG 31E: Accelerated Beginning Mandarin for Engineering Students, First Quarter

Restricted to engineering students participating in the China Internship Program. . Grad students enroll in CHINLANG 331E.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; DiBello, M. (PI)

CHINLANG 43: Intermediate-to-Advanced Chinese Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 42. Repeatable once for units. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 23.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Chung, M. (PI)

CHINLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 103: Third-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 102. Written and spoken styles of modern Chinese. Reading and discussion of authentic writings on cultural topics; newspaper reports, radio, and TV broadcasts and films; online Chinese software and email network to facilitate study Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 102.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tang, L. (PI)

CHINLANG 103B: Third-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 102B. Equivalent of CHINLANG 103. For students with advanced listening and speaking abilities, but lacking equivalent knowledge in reading and writing. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 102B.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tang, L. (PI)

CHINLANG 123: Advanced Chinese Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 122. Third quarter of Advanced Conversational Chinese. It is designed for students who have completed Third-year Chinese, or its equivalent, and wish to continue to develop their speaking and listening skills. Content for the course is drawn from a wide variety of current multimedia materials. Topics include general interest and social issues, international relations, and others that lend themselves to lively and in-depth discussion. New grammatical structures and vocabulary will be regularly introduced, with occasional written assignments to support students,development of conversational skills. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 122.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhou, X. (PI)

CHINLANG 133: Business Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 132. Commercial, economic, and business-related vocabulary. Materials include formal business conversations, newspaper and journal articles, and TV news on trade and economic. Technical language and business etiquette. Student oral and written reports on their own research regarding recent economic developments, using sources in China. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 132.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, H. (PI)

CHINLANG 190A: Third-Year Yoruba, First Quarter

This is a third year course and part 1 a 3 part sequence.This course is intended for Pre-Advanced and Advanced students of Yoruba Language who have completed at least two years of Yoruba study.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 199: Individual Reading

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 200: Directed Reading

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 213: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 212. Third quarter of Fourth Year Chinese. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal, or academic, interests more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 212.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhou, X. (PI)

CHINLANG 213B: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 212B. Third quarter of Fourth Year Chinese for bilingual students. Discussions are based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, along with related media materials. Emphasis is on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Students will learn speed-reading techniques and explore more subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language. Having completed one year of study at this level, students will acquire sufficient skills in reading, writing, and speaking on various topics of personal, or public, interests more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 212B.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhou, X. (PI)

CHINLANG 233A: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Current Issues, Third Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, third quarter: 'A' content focuses on politics, the economy, technology and society. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 233A alone for 2 units, or take 233A concurrently with 233B for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 232A, or CHINLANG 232B.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, H. (PI)

CHINLANG 233B: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Cultural Texts, Third Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, third quarter: 'B' content includes cultural and literary texts in the form of dramas, fictional pieces, poetry, essays, TV shows and films. Sequence facilitates advanced training in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. Students can take 233B alone for 2 units, or take 233B concurrently with 233A for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 232B, or CHINLANG 232A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, H. (PI)

CHINLANG 331E: Accelerated Beginning Mandarin for Engineering Students, First Quarter

Restricted to graduate engineering students participating in the China Internship Program..
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; DiBello, M. (PI)

CHINLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Chinese Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Chinese

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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