This course is a continuation of L04 427. Based on their existing Chinese proficiency level, students will receive further training in all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The texts are authentic materials from Chinese newspapers, magazines, internet sources, and films. Topics include changes in social values, technology and life, public policies, and popular culture etc. By the end of this semester, students are expected to conduct in-depth discussions on social issues and produce eight hundred-character essays. Undergraduates enroll in the 400-level section; 500-level section is for graduate students only. Prerequisite: L04 427 (grade of B- or better) or placement by examination.
Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; AS LCD; AS LS