This course is an intermediate-advanced level modern Chinese language course, which is designed to help students achieve greater proficiency in the oral and written use of the language through reading, listening, speaking and writing. More attention will be concentrated on developing the natural flow of the language, expanding vocabulary, and producing written Chinese of paragraph length. It aims at transitioning from spoken language to formal language styles. Content covered includes contemporary China's social livelihood, changes since China's Reform and Opening, as well as various aspects of people's lives, such as pollution, transportation infrastructure, urban-rural gap, market economy and consumer products. Undergraduates enroll in the 300-level section; 500-level section is for graduate students only. Prerequisite: L04 212 (grade of B- or better) or placement by examination.
Course Attributes: EN H; BU Hum; AS LCD; AS LS