Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as CHIN-201
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Tong Shen (Sections 01 and 99)
Xiaoping S. Teng (Section 01)
This course is designed for students who have completed first-year Chinese classes. The emphasis will be on the basic grammatical structures. The course reinforces the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) through vigorous drills and practices. There will be three class meetings and two drill sessions each week.
Requisite: CHIN 102 or equivalent. Fall semester. Senior Lecturer Teng.
How to handle overenrollment: Majors, Amherst seniors, juniors, and then sophomores and first-years
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: The Chinese language courses at Amherst emphasize the basic linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students who enroll in these classes will be expected to engage in intellectual skills and modes of learning, practice, and assessment such as: --- Pronunciation and the tones --- Listening comprehension --- Speaking --- Grammar --- Reading comprehension --- Memorizing and hand-writing of characters --- Essays, translations, and other written works --- Weekly assignments (listening, written, voice recording) --- Quizzes and exams
Cost: 100 ?