Language Courses

The below list is a complete list of OSU East Asian language courses offered on the semester system, inaugurated in Summer 2012.

For courses offered during the current and upcoming semesters, please see our list of classes by term or the University Registrar's Master Schedule of Classes.


Chinese

1101 Level One Chinese I
Mandarin Chinese spoken communication and writing system.
     1101.01 Classroom Track 4
     1101.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1101.51 Individualized Track 1-4
1102 Level One Chinese II
Continuation of 1101.
     1102.01 Classroom Track 4
     1102.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1102.03 Bridge2 3
     1102.05 Bridge 5
     1102.51 Individualized Track 1-4
1103 Level Two Chinese I
Continuation of 1102.
     1103.01 Classroom Track 4
     1103.02 Summer Intensive Track 4

     1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4
2102 Level Two Chinese II
Continuation of 1103.
     2102 Classroom Track 5
     2102.61 Bridge 3
2141 Intensive Level Two Chinese - Oral
First course in the sequence of intensive intermediate Chinese language courses focusing on speaking and listening.
     2141.01 Classroom Track 4
     2141.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
2151 Intensive Level Two Chinese - Written
First course in the sequence of intensive intermediate Chinese language courses focusing on written Chinese.
     2151.01 Classroom Track 4
     2151.51 Individualized Track 1-4
4101 Level Three Chinese I 5
Continued study of spoken communication, reading Chinese publications, and development of written composition.
4102 Level Three Chinese II 5
Continuation of 4101.
     4102 Classroom Track 5
     4102.61 Bridge 2
4142 Intensive Level Three Chinese - Oral
Second course in the sequence of intensive intermediate Chinese language courses focusing on speaking and listening.
     4142.01 Classroom Track 5
     4142.02 Summer Intensive Track 5
4152 Intensive Level Three Chinese - Written
Second course in the sequence of intensive Chinese language courses focusing on written Chinese.
     4152.01 Classroom Track 5
     4152.51 Individualized Track 1-5
5101 Level Four Chinese I
Integrated-skill course focusing on reading and composition which requires participation in speaking and lecture comprehension.
     5101.01 Classroom Track 3
     5101.02 Summer Intensive Track 5

     5101.51 Individualized Track 1-3
5102 Level Four Chinese II
Multi-media based study of authentic Chinese texts which trains students to speak, listen, read, and write about how language is used and when it is currently appropriate.
     5102.01 Classroom Track 3
     5102.02 Summer Intensive Track 5

     5102.51 Individualized Track 1-3
5103 Level Five Chinese I 3
Level five Chinese first semester.
5104 Level Five Chinese II 3
Level five Chinese second semester.
5105.51 Selected Readings in Scholarly Chinese Texts I: Individualized Track 1-3
Academic writings by modern Chinese scholars in both Wenyan and Baihua styles.5106.51 Selected Readings in Scholarly Chinese Texts II: Individualized Track 1-3
Academic writings by modern Chinese scholars in both Wenyan and Baihua styles.5111 Classical Chinese I 3
Selected readings from representative authors of classical times.
5112 Classical Chinese II 3
Continuation of 5111.
6194 Group Studies: "Service in Chinese Community" 1-3
Group investigation of issues in Chinese studies.
6998 Research in Chinese Project 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional MA thesis.
6999 Research in Chinese: Thesis 1-3
Research leading to the completion of an MA thesis.
7151 Scholarly Reading I
7152 Scholarly Reading II
7615 Chinese Perspectives on China's Civilization 3

Level seven Chinese. Mainstream Chinese perspectives on major issues in Chinese civilization. Commonly recognized ways to presenting viewpoints and arguments on relevant topics. Chinese only.
7617 Analysis of Contemporary Chinese Media 3
Level six Chinese. Developing familiarity with major contemporary Chinese media and the ability to analyze chosen topics from a specific medium. Chinese only.
7650 Negotiating in Chinese Culture 3
Level Seven Chinese. Chinese in spontaneous professional discourse, emphasizing oral presentation based on readings in Chinese business practices and professional negotiation.
7655 Language in China 3
Level six Chinese. Language issues in China, including language variation, writing systems, minority languages, and Chinese language issues in the information age. Chinese only.
7660 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Networking 3
Level six Chinese. Exploration of assumptions and expectations motivating behaviors in Chinese and American cultures when developing interpersonal relations and professional networks.
7670 Literary Language in Modern Mandarin 3
Level seven Chinese. Use of literary Chinese in modern speech and writing. Chinese only.


Japanese

1101 Level One Japanese I
Elements of standard colloquial Japanese grammar, with intensive oral and written exercises; introduction to the Japanese writing system (hiragana, katakana, and kanji).
     1101.01 Classroom Track 4
     1101.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1101.51 Individualized Track U 1-4
1102 Level One Japanese II
Continuation of 1101.
     1102.01 Classroom Track 4
     1102.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1102.03 Bridge2 3
     1102.05 Bridge 5
     1102.51 Individualized Track 1-4
1103 Level Two Japanese I
Continuation of 1102.
     1103.01 Classroom Track 4
     1103.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4
2102 Level Two Japanese II
Continuation of 1103 with a shift in emphasis from the spoken to the written language; reading of selected graded texts, writing, and compositions.
     2102.01 Classroom Track 5
     2102.02 Summer Intensive Track 5
     2102.61 Bridge 3
2141 Intensive Level Two Japanese I 4
First course in the sequence of intensive Japanese courses; organized around a set of videotaped core conversations.
2151 Intensive Level Two Japanese II 5
Second course in the sequence of intensive Japanese courses; organized around Reading Japanese and a series of genre-specific samples of Japanese as it is written today.
4101 Level Three Japanese I 5
Readings in modern Japanese aiming at acquisition of control of the 1850 characters in common use; translation, composition, character drill.
4102 Level Three Japanese II 5
Continuation of 4101; supplementary readings in short stories and standard reference works.
     4102 Classroom Track 5
     4102.61 Bridge 2
4142 Intensive Level Three Japanese I 5
Third course in the sequence of intensive intermediate Japanese courses; organized around a set of videotaped core conversations.
4152 Intensive Level Three Japanese II 5
Fourth course in the sequence of intensive intermediate Japanese courses; organized around a set of genre-specific samples of Japanese as it is written today and integrated with 4142 in structure and vocabulary.
5101 Level Four Japanese I
Selected readings in modern literary, scholarly, and journalistic Japanese; essentially a language course intended to improve fluency.
     5101.01 Classroom Track 3
     5101.02 Summer Intensive Track 3
5102 Level Four Japanese II U G 5
Continuation of 5101.
     5102.01 Classroom Track 3
     5102.02 Summer Intensive Track 3
5103 Level Five Japanese I
Designed to increase rhetorical sensitivity and skill in a variety of genres or present-day Japanese discourse, both spoken and written.
     5103.01 Classroom Track 3
     5103.51 Individualized Track 1-3
5104 Level Five Japanese II
Continuation of 5103.
     5104.01 Classroom Track 3
     5104.51 Individualized Track 1-3
5111 Classical Japanese I 3
Classical written language with emphasis on its structure, reading and analysis of selected pre-modern literary texts.
5112 Classical Japanese II 3
Continuation of 5111.
5121 Kanbun 3
Introduces the basics of grammar of classical Japanese kanbun texts.
5311.51 Self-Monitoring Skill Development in Performance-Oriented Language Learning: Individualized 1-3
Develop self-monitoring skills as a way to enhance skill learning, especially in the context of intensive language study.
5315 Japanese Language: Structure, Culture, and Communication I 3
Critical and comprehensive survey of structural, cultural, and communicative aspects of the Japanese language.
5316 Japanese Language: Structure, Culture, and Communication II 3
Continuation of 5315.


Korean

1101 Level One Korean I
Standard modern Korean; development of listening, speaking skills; basic grammar; reading and writing of the Korean script (hangul).
     1101.01 Classroom Track 4
     1101.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1101.51 Individualized Track 1-4
1102 Level One Korean II
Continuation of 1101.
     1102.01 Classroom Track 4
     1102.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1102.03 Bridge2 3
     1102.05 Bridge 5
     1102.51 Individualized Track 1-4
1103 Level Two Korean I
Continuation of 1102.
     1103.01 Classroom Track 4
     1103.02 Summer Intensive Track 4
     1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4
2102 Level Two Korean II 5
Continuation of 1103; designed to provide further acquisition of language skills in speaking, aural comprehension, reading and writing.
     2102.01 Classroom Track 5
     2102.02 Summer Intensive Track 5
     2102.61 Bridge 3
4101 Level Three Korean I
Readings in modern Korean, aiming at expansion of vocabulary, acquisition of Chinese characters; translation, composition, and grammar drill.
     4101.01 Classroom Track 5
     4101.51 Individualized Track 1-5
4102 Level Three Korean II
Continuation of 4101.
     4102.01 Classroom Track 5
     4102.51 Individualized Track 1-5
5101 Level Four Korean I 3
An advanced Korean language course intended to develop the integrated language skills at an advanced level as preparation for higher-level lectures and discussions.
5102 Level Four Korean II 3
Continuation of 5101.
5103 Level Five Korean I 3
Strengthening communication skills through oral and written reports of social and cultural issues; development of advanced proficiency in a variety of genres.
5104 Level Five Korean II 3
Continuation of 5103.

 
Uzbek

1101 Elementary Uzbek I 4
Introduction to Uzbek language; development of listening, reading, speaking and writing skills.
1102 Elementary Uzbek II 4
Continued study of Uzbek Language, with appropriate cultural background; further development of listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills.
1103 Intermediate Uzbek I 4
Continued study of Uzbek Language, with appropriate cultural background; further development of listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills.
2101 Intermediate Uzbek II 3
Extensive reading from literary texts, with practice in conversation and composition.
2102 Intermediate Uzbek III 3
Continued reading from literary texts, with further practice in conversation, composition, and translation.

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