Autumn 2016 Language Courses

Chinese

1101 Level One Chinese I
Mandarin Chinese spoken communication and writing system.
     1101.01 Classroom Track 4
     1101.51 Individualized Track 1-4

1102.51 Level One Chinese II
Continuation of 1101.

1103 Level Two Chinese I
Continuation of 1102.
    1103.01 Classroom Track Classroom Track 4
    1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4

2141.01 Intensive Level Two Chinese - Oral
First course in the sequence of intensive intermediate Chinese language courses focusing on speaking and listening.

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.

4152.51 Intensive Level Three Chinese – Written 1-5
Second course in the sequence of intensive Chinese language courses focusing on written Chinese.

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
    5101.51 Individualized Track 1-3

5102.51 Level Four Chinese II 1-3
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.

5103 Level Five Chinese I 3
Level five Chinese first 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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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
     1101.51 Individualized Track U 1-4

1102.51 Level One Japanese II 1-4
Continuation of 1101.

1103 Level Two Japanese I
Continuation of 1102.
     1103.01 Classroom Track 4
     1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4

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.

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

5103.51 Level Five Japanese I 1-3
Designed to increase rhetorical sensitivity and skill in a variety of genres or present-day Japanese discourse, both spoken and written.

5111 Classical Japanese I 3
Classical written language with emphasis on its structure, reading and analysis of selected pre-modern literary texts.

5315 Japanese Language: Structure, Culture, and Communication I 3
Critical and comprehensive survey of structural, cultural, and communicative aspects of the Japanese language.

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
     1101.51 Individualized Track 1-4

1102 Level One Korean II
Continuation of 1101.
     1102.51 Individualized Track 1-4

1103 Level Two Korean I
Continuation of 1102.
     1103.01 Classroom Track 4
     1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4

2102.51 Level Two Korean II 5
Continuation of 1103; designed to provide further acquisition of language skills in speaking, aural comprehension, reading and writing.

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.
     4102.51 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.

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.

Uzbek

1101 Elementary Uzbek I 4
Introduction to Uzbek language; 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.

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