Fall 2012 Courses

FALL 2012 Chinese Language Courses

EALC 10111/11111 First Year Chinese I

Introduction to Mandarin Chinese using simplified characters with equal emphasis on the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing.  At the end of the first year, students may expect to comprehend and produce simple questions, statements, high-frequency commands, and courtesy formulas; to pronounce learned vocabulary and short phrases with correct tones; to read simple texts and standardized messages, phrases, or expressions; and to master the pinyin Romanization and write simple expressions and short sentences in simplified characters.  First Year Chinese I is a 5 credit course; students enrolling in a MWF section (for example, EALC 10111-01) enroll in the corresponding TR lab (EALC 11111-01).

EALC 10111 01 First Year Chinese I MWF 3:00-3:50                                       Yanjing Wang

EALC 10111 02 First Year Chinese I MWF 12:50-1:40                                     Congcong Ma

EALC 10111 03 First Year Chinese I MWF 1:55-2:45                                       Wei Wang

EALC 10111 04 First Year Chinese I MWF 10:40-11:30                                   Chengxu Yin

EALC 10111 05 First Year Chinese I MWF 11:45-12:35                                   Yanjing Wang

EALC 10111 06 First Year Chinese I MWF 9:35-10:25                                     Chengxu Yin

 

EALC 11111 01 First Year Chinese I Lab TR 11:00-11:50                               Chengxu Yin

EALC 11111 02 First Year Chinese I Lab TR 2:00-2:50                                     Wei Wang

EALC 11111 03 First Year Chinese I Lab TR 9:30-10:20                                   Chengxu Yin

EALC 11111 04 First Year Chinese I Lab TR 11:00-11:50                                 Congcong Ma

EALC 11111 05 First Year Chinese I Lab TR 3:30-4:20                                       Wei Wang

EALC 11111 06 First Year Chinese I Lab TR 2:00-2:50                                        anjing Wang

 

 

EALC 20211/21211 Second Year Chinese I

This course is for students who have completed one year of college-level Chinese.  Grammar review and training in the four basic skills to achieve higher levels of competence in speaking and listening for greater fluency in communication, reading for critical understanding, and the ability to accurately and appropriately convey basic ideas through written characters.  Second Year Chinese I is a 5 credit course; students enrolling in a MWF section (for example, EALC 20211-01) enroll in the corresponding TR lab (EALC 21211-01).

EALC 20211 01 Second Year Chinese I MWF 9:35-10:25                               Wei Wang

EALC 20211 02 Second Year Chinese I MWF 10:40-11:30                             Congcong Ma

EALC 20211 03 Second Year Chinese I MWF 11:45-12:35                             Jia Yang

EALC 20211 04 Second Year Chinese I MWF 1:55-2:45                                   Jia Yang

 

EALC 21211 01 Second Year Chinese I Lab TR 2:00-2:50                              Jia Yang        

EALC 21211 02 Second Year Chinese I Lab TR 3:30-4:20                              Congcong Ma

EALC 21211 03 Second Year Chinese I Lab TR 11:00-11:50                           Wei Wang

EALC 21211 04 Second Year Chinese I Lab TR 2:00-2:50                              Congcong Ma

               

EALC 30311/31311 Third Year Chinese I

This course is designed for students who have completed two years of college-level Chinese.  In addition to further consolidating and enhancing the skills that students have acquired in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, this course will prepare students to produce paragraph-level language (both spoken and written), using a wide range of quasi-authentic materials (slightly revised for language learners), including material from news media.  Third Year Chinese I is a 4 credit course; students enrolling in a MWF section (for example, EALC 30311-01) enroll in the corresponding R lab (EALC 31311-01).

EALC 30311 01 Third Year Chinese I MWF 3:00-3:350                                                Jia Yang

EALC 30311 02 Third Year Chinese I MWF  1:55-2:45                                                 Yanjing Wang

 

EALC 31311 01 Third Year Chinese I Lab R 12:30-1:20                                              Yanjing Wang

EALC 31311 02 Third Year Chinese I Lab R 3:30-4:20                                                Jia Yang

 

EALC 40411 01 Fourth Year Chinese I 3.0 MWF 11:45-12:35                                      Liangyan Ge

This course will incorporate authentic materials from a variety of sources, including newspaper articles, essays, short scenes from contemporary TV series, short fiction, and video clips that will expose students to different spoken and written styles of Chinese.  Students will further develop their abilities in three modes of communication – interpersonal, presentational, and interpretive – and in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Chinese.

EALC 50511 01 Advanced Chinese 3.0 MWF 11:45-12:35                                          Sylvia Lin

This course is appropriate for majors and students with language experience overseas.  The year-long sequence helps students become functional speakers, read­ers, and writers of modern Chinese through articles and essays from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals, as well as engagement with popular media and online communications. Prerequisite: successful completion of four years of Chinese language training, as determined by placement examination. The learning goals of the course are to introduce modern Chinese culture while developing advanced competence in reading, speaking, and writing standard modern Chinese.

EALC 47498 01 Special Studies 1.0

This course is designed with the purpose of allowing students to engage in an individual or small group study under the direction of a Chinese language faculty member.