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CHINA101 Basic Chinese I Course Page

Description: A non-intensive introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.

CHINA102 Basic Chinese II Course Page

Description: A continuation of CHINA 101. Prerequisite: CHINA 101. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.

CHINA201 Basic Chinese III Course Page

Description: A continuation of CHINA 102. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 102.

CHINA202 Basic Chinese IV Course Page

Description: A continuation of CHINA 201. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 201.

CHINA208 Overview of the Chinese Language System Course Page

Description: Discussion of basic features of the Chinese language. Designed to be taken concurrently with CHINA 201 or 202. Taught in English. Note: This course will NOT fulfill the Language other than English requirement of the B.A. degree. Prerequisites: CHINA 102 or consent of the Department.

CHINA211 Mandarin Chinese I Course Page

Description: Designed for speakers proficient in one of the regional dialects of Chinese to gain fluency and literacy in standard Mandarin.

CHINA212 Mandarin Chinese II Course Page

Description: Prerequisite: CHINA 211.

CHINA240 Chinese Literature and the Arts Course Page

Description: Major forms of literature and art in China and their interrelationships. Taught in English. Prerequisite: EASIA 101 or consent of Department. Note: Does not fulfil any Faculty of Arts Language other than English requirement.

CHINA241 Language in Chinese Society Course Page

Description: Topics may include language and gender, identity, dialects. Lectures in English. Prerequisite: EASIA 101 and CHINA 102, or consent of Department.

CHINA301 Intermediate Chinese I Course Page

Description: Continuing study of spoken and written modem standard Chinese. Conversation and composition are integrated with reading and discussion of texts of modem Chinese prose, fiction, and other kinds of writing. Prerequisite: CHINA 202 and 208, or consent of Department.

CHINA302 Intermediate Chinese II Course Page

Description: A continuation of CHINA 301. Prerequisite: CHINA 301 or consent of Department.

CHINA308 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics Course Page

Description: Introduction of the Chinese sound system, basic sentence structure, writing system, and language change and variation. Taught in English. This course will not fulfill the Language other than English requirement of the BA degree. Prerequisites: LING 101 and CHINA 202 or consent of Department.

CHINA321 Pre-modern Chinese Literature in English Translation Course Page

Description: Chinese Literature from earliest times through the Qing Dynasty. Readings and lectures in English. Prerequisite: CHINA 240 or consent of Department. Note: Does not fulfil any Faculty of Arts Language other than English requirement.

CHINA322 Modern Chinese Literature in English Translation Course Page

Description: Chinese Literature of the 20th and 21st centuries. Readings and lectures in English. Prerequisite: CHINA 240 or consent of Department. Note: Does not fulfil any Faculty of Arts Language other than English requirement.

CHINA341 Classical Chinese I Course Page

Description: An introduction to the syntax and semantic structures of classical Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 200 or 202.

CHINA342 Classical Chinese II Course Page

Description: A continuation of CHINA 341. Prerequisite: CHINA 341.

CHINA351 Culture and Identity in Taiwan Course Page

Description: The relationship between culture and identity in Taiwan through the study of literature and film in translation. Readings and lectures in English. Note: Does not fulfill any Faculty of Arts requirement for a Language other than English.

CHINA376 Topics in Early and Medieval Chinese Literature Course Page

Description: Readings in translation, with selected original language materials for advanced language students. May be repeated for credit when course content differs.

CHINA401 Advanced Chinese I Course Page

Description: Development of language skills through contemporary film, television programs and newspapers. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 or consent of Department.

CHINA402 Advanced Chinese II Course Page

Description: Development of language skills through reading modern fiction and/or non-fiction. Readings in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 401 or consent of Department.

CHINA407 Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese Course Page

Description: Advanced readings from newspapers, magazines, social commentary and/or literary prose. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 or consent of Department.

CHINA408 Chinese Linguistics Course Page

Description: Discussion of the major linguistic features of the Chinese language. Lectures and discussion in English. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 and 308, or consent of Department. Note: Does not fulfil any Faculty of Arts Language other than English requirement.

CHINA414 Chivalric Tales and Love Stories Course Page

Description: Language and literary conventions in pre-modern vernacular fiction and drama. Prerequisite: CHINA 240 and 342, or consent of Department.

CHINA420 Chinese Modernity: Literature and Film Course Page

Description: A cross-disciplinary study of literary and cinematic texts from modern China. Prerequisite: CHINA 240 and 302, or consent of Department.

CHINA428 Chinese-English Translation Course Page

Description: Theory and practice in translation as applied to Chinese and English literary and non-literary texts. Prerequisite: CHINA 240 and 302 or consent of Department.

CHINA483 Supervised Readings in Chinese Course Page

Description: Accelerated reading course primarily for senior and graduate students in special area of need or interest. Prerequisite: Consent of Department. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHINA 481.

CHINA500 Topics in Chinese Language Course Page

Description: A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.

CHINA501 Methods of Research: Pre-Modern Course Page

Description: Sinology; historical and critical approaches to pre-modern Chinese literature. A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.

CHINA502 Methods of Research: Modern Course Page

Description: Sinology; historical and critical approaches to modern Chinese literature. A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.

CHINA599 Topics in Chinese Literature Course Page

Description: Survey of major topics in Chinese literature, pre-modern and modern. CHINA 599 must be taken at least once and may be repeated for credit when course content differs. A reading knowledge of Chinese is required.