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Chinese Courses

Spring 2022 Chinese Courses

17147, MTWU 1:30-2:20 with Dr. Li Yang  An introductory course to Mandarin Chinese, focused on the training of everyday use of language and the promotion of cultural awareness. No prior Chinese learning experience is required. In this course you will:   • Do intensive practice in pronunciation and tones; • Engage in fun, short role-play activities for simple, everyday topics;  • Learn about interesting stories/mythology on Chinese characters;  • Enjoy virtual tour in China.  CHINE102- Chinese 2 10447, MTWU 2:30-3:20pm, EH 124 with Dr. Li Yang   Continued development of functional skills for everyday communication and promotion of intercultural awareness. In the course you will: • Learn to converse on more varied, conversational topics in Chinese; • Engage in basic reading and character writing practice; • Be familiar with the Chinese Zodiac;  • Partner with Chinese-speaking students at K-State to practice Chinese outside of class.

 

CHINE 301 (Chinese IV) 10448, MTWU 11:30am -12:20pm EH 201 with Xinran Wang   Further development of the communication skills, enhancement of vocabulary and intensive practice in reading and writing, and continued promotion of students’ intercultural awareness. In the course you will: • Learn to handle communicative scenarios with complications; • Prepare collaborative, oral presentations on lesson topics; • Practice extensive reading and engage in more descriptive and expository writing; • Enjoy classic Chinese movies (with English subtitles).  CHINE 502 (Chinese 6) 14443, MTWTh 12:30-1:20pm, EH 201 with Xinran Wang Further improving students’ language skills with a manageable degree of challenge and deepening their understanding and discussion on cultural and social aspects about China. In the course you will:  • Discuss social issues in or related to China; • Read newspaper articles with guidance; • Complete collaborative, oral projects to express opinions and propose suggestions on social issues in China; • Engage in more argumentative writing in Chinese.