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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 2B: First-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 1B. For students with elementary comprehension and speaking skills who need work on conversation, grammar, reading, and composition. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 1B.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Lin, N. (PI)

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 7: Beginning Conversational Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 6. Basic language skills in Standard Modern Chinese to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 6.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; DiBello, M. (PI)

CHINLANG 9B: Beginning-Intermediate Conversational Chinese, Second Quarter

This is the second of a 3-course sequence in Beginning to Intermediate level Mandarin oral communication. (Hanyu pinyin is used; no knowledge of Chinese characters is required.) Prerequisite is CHINLANG 9A or the equivalent. Students will further develop speaking proficiency across a variety of practical content areas.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; DiBello, M. (PI)

CHINLANG 11: Beginning Southern Min (Taiwanese) Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 10. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 10.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Lin, N. (PI)

CHINLANG 16: Beginning Cantonese Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 15. This is the second 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 15.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 16M: Beginning Conversational Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 15M. This is the second of the 3-course series on beginning Cantonese for Standard Modern Chinese. 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 15M.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 19: Intermediate Conversational Cantonese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 18. This is the second 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 18.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 20B: Cantonese Through Films, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 20A. This is the second 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 20A.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Dennig, S. (PI)

CHINLANG 22: Second-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 21. Listening, speaking, reading, writing. Daily sections may be set at the beginning of the quarter to suit schedule requirements. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 21.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Chung, M. (PI); Ji, M. (TA)

CHINLANG 22B: Second-Year Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 21B. For students with advanced comprehension and speaking skills, but lacking equivalent knowledge of grammar, reading, and writing Chinese characters. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 21B .
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Singleton, L. (PI)

CHINLANG 28: Intermediate Chinese Conversation, Second 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 27. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 27. Consent of instructor
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhang, Y. (PI)

CHINLANG 42: Intermediate-to-Advanced Chinese Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 41. Repeatable once for units. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 23.
Terms: Win | 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 102: Third-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 101. 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 101.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLANG 102B: Third-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 101B. Equivalent to CHINLANG 102. For students with advanced listening and speaking abilities, but lacking equivalent knowledge in reading and writing. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 101B.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Singleton, L. (PI)

CHINLANG 122: Advanced Chinese Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 121. Second 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 121.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhou, X. (PI)

CHINLANG 132: Business Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 131. 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 131.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, H. (PI)

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 212: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 211. Second 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 interest more effectively and accurately. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 211.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhou, X. (PI)

CHINLANG 212B: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese for Bilingual Students, Second Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 211B. Second 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 211B.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Zhou, X. (PI)

CHINLANG 232A: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Current Issues, Second Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, second 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 232A alone for 2 units, or take 232A concurrently with 232B for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 231A, or CHINLANG 231B.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, H. (PI)

CHINLANG 232B: Fifth-Year Modern Chinese: Cultural Texts, Second Quarter

One of the two components of fifth-year Chinese, second 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 232B alone for 2 units, or take 232B concurrently with 232A for 4 units. Prerequisite: Placement Test, CHINLANG 231B, or CHINLANG 231A.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Wang, H. (PI)

CHINLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Chinese Conversation

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