Course

CHI 106†† Intensive Chinese

Professor

Li-Hua Ying

CRN

18056

 

Schedule

M T W Th ††††† 1:00 -3:00 pm††††††† Olin L.C. 120

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature, and Culture

Cross-listed: Asian Studies

(8 credits) This course is intended for students who have completed Beginning Chinese 101, and for those who have had the equivalent of one semesterís Beginning Chinese at another institution. We will continue to focus on both the oral and written aspects of the language. Regular work in the language lab and private drill sessions with the tutor are required.An 8-week summer immersion program in Qingdao, China will follow this course.Upon successful completion of the summer program, the students will receive six credits. (Financial aid is available for qualified students to cover part of the cost of the summer program. See Prof. Ying for details.)On-line registration

 

Course

CHI 202†† Intermediate Chinese II

Professor

Li-Hua Ying

CRN

18057

 

Schedule

Tu Th †††††††††††† 3:10 -4:30 pm††††††† Olin L.C. 120

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature, and Culture

Cross-listed: Asian Studies

This course continues Intermediate Chinese I, and is for students who have taken one and a half years of basic Chinese, and who want to expand reading and speaking capacity and to enrich cultural experiences.We will use audio and video materials, emphasize communicative activities and language games, and stress the learning of both receptive and productive skills.In addition to the central language textbook, other texts will be selected from newspapers, journals, and fictional works.Conducted in Chinese.On-line registration††

 

Course

CHI 302†† Advanced Chinese II

Professor

Hong Shang

CRN

18058

 

Schedule

Mon Wed ††††† 3:00 -4:20 pm††††††† Olin L.C. 206

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature, and Culture

Cross-listed: Asian Studies

This course is a continuation of Chinese 301 offered in the fall. It is designed for students who have taken at least two and half years of basic Chinese at Bard or elsewhere, and who want to expand their reading and speaking capacity and to enrich their cultural experiences. Texts will be selected from newspapers, journals, and fictional works.On-line registration

 

Course

CHI 404†† Lu Xun and Modern Chinese Fiction

Professor

Chongke Zhu

CRN

18059

 

Schedule

Tu Th †††††††††††† 4:00 -5:20 pm††††††† Olin L.C. 118

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature, and Culture

An advanced language course that involves close reading of short stories by major writers of twentieth-century China, including Lu Xun, Eileen Chang, Shen Congwen, Ding Ling, Bai Xianyong, and others. While focusing primarily on textual analysis, we will also seek to understand the concept of modernity in the context of Chinese literary and cultural traditions, addressing issues such as social commitment, artistic style, and historical background. Conducted in Chinese.

On-line registration