Autumn 2018 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 Level One Chinese II
Continuation of 1101.
     1102.51 Individualized Track 1-4
1103 Level Two Chinese I
Continuation of 1102.
     1103.01 Classroom Track 4
     1103.51 Individualized Track 1-4
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
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 Intensive Level Three Chinese - Written 
Second course in the sequence of intensive Chinese language courses focusing on written Chinese.
     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.
     5101.51 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.
     5102.51 Individualized Track 1-3
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 Level One Japanese II
Continuation of 11011
     1102.51 Individualized Track 1-4
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
Continued study of spoken communication, and reading Japanese materials, and development of written composition.
5101 Level Four Japanese I 
Designed to increase rhetorical sensitivity and skill in a variety of genres or present-day Japanese discourse, both spoken and written.
     5101.01 Classroom Track 3
5103 Level Five Japanese I
Selected readings in modern literary, scholarly, and journalistic Japanese; essentially a language course intended to improve fluency.
     5103.51 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.
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
     1101.51 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 Level Two Korean II 5
Continuation of 1103; designed to provide further acquisition of language skills in speaking, aural comprehension, reading and writing.
     2102.51 Individualized Track 1-5
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.

 
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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