Spring Language Courses

I. Chinese Language Courses
II. Japanese Language Courses
III. Korean Language Courses
IV. Tibetan Language Courses
V. Vietnamese Language Courses

Chinese

CHNS W1010 Introductory Chinese A, Location TBA

Jiang, Tianqi
MW 8:50-9:55

Qi, Shaoyan
MW 11:40-12:45

Jiang, Tiangi
MW 11:40-12:45

Qi, Shaoyan
TR 11:40-12:45

Prerequisites: Chinese W1010y (offered in the Spring only) or the equivalent. The program is designed to develop basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing colloquial Chinese. This course (Part II) is offered in the Fall only. The two parts (I and II) together cover the same materials as Chinese C1101/F1101 (Fall) and fulfill the requirement for admission to Chinese C1102/F1102 (Spring). Standard Chinese pronunciation, traditional characters. Enrollment limited to 18. Section subject to cancellation if under-enrolled. CC GS EN CE

CHNS C1102 First Year Chinese II, Location TBA

Xu, Jia
MTWR 8:50-9:55

Wang, Xiaodan
MTWR 10:10-11:15

Hu, Lingjun
MTWR 11:40-12:45

Wu, Chen
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Yan, Ling
MTWR 4:10-5:15

Tan, Qiuyu
MTWR 6:10-7:15

Additional weekly oral session and lab to be arranged. The course is designed to develop basic skills in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing modern colloquial Chinese. Standard Chinese pronunciation, traditional characters. Students who already can speak Mandarin will not be accepted into this course. Enrollment limited to 18. Section subject to cancellation if under-enrolled. CC GS EN CE

CHNS C1112 First Year Chinese W II, Location TBA

Jiang, Tianqi
MWF 10:10-11:25

Wang, Hailong
TRF 4:10-5:25

The course is specially designed for students of Chinese heritage and advanced beginners with good speaking skills. It aims to develop the student’s basic skills to read and write modern colloquial Chinese. Pinyin system is introduced; standard Chinese pronunciation, and traditional characters. Classes will be conducted mostly in Chinese. Open to students with Mandarin speaking ability in Chinese only. Enrollment limited to 25. CC GS EN CE

CHNS C1202 Second Year Chinese N II, Location TBA

Wang, Xiaodan
MTWR 11:40-12:45

Qi, Shaoyan
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Tan, Qiuyu
MTWR 2:40-3:45

Jiang, Rong
MTWR 10:10-11:15

Prerequisites: Chinese C1101-1102 or F1101-1102, or the equivalent. See Admission to Language Courses. Designed to further the student’s four skills acquired in the elementary course, this program aims to develop higher level of proficiency through comprehensive oral and written exercises. Cultural aspects in everyday situations are introduced. Traditional characters. Enrollment limited to 18. Section subject to cancellation if under-enrolled. CC GS EN CE

CHNS F1202 Second Year Chinese II
Cheng, Yushan
MTWR 6:10 – 7:15, Location TBA

Prerequisites: Chinese C1101-1201 or F1101-1102, or the equivalent. See Admission to Languages Courses. Same course as C1201x-C1202y.   Enrollment limited to 18. CC GS EN CE

CHNS C1222 Second Year Chinese W II>
Xu, Jia
MWR 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

CHNS W3302 Introduction to Classical Chinese II
Li, Feng
TBA

Prerequisites: CHNS W3301: Classical Chinese I; completion of three years of modern Chinese at least, or four years of Japanese or Korean

CHNS W4004 Third Year Chinese II, Location TBA

Wang, Zhirong
MTWR 8:50-9:55

Cheng, ShuYi
MTWR 11:40-12:45

Hu, Lingjun
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Rong, Jiang
MTWR 4:10-5:15

Enrollment limited to 15. Prerequisite for W4003: CHNS C1202 or F1202, or the equivalent. Prerequisite for W4004: CHNS W4003 or the equivalent. See Admission to Language Courses. This course fulfills the language requirement for east Asian studies majors. Prepares for more advanced study of Chinese through rigorous vocabulary expansion, more sophisticated language usage patterns, and introduction to basics of formal and literary styles. Materials are designed to advance the student’s fluency for everyday communicative tasks as well as reading skills. Simplified characters are introduced. CC GS EN CE

CHNS W4006 Third Year Chinese W II
Wang, Hailong
MWF 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

Enrollment limited to 25. Prerequisite for W4005: CHNS C1222 or F1222, or the equivalent. Prerequisite for W4006: CHNS W4005 or the equivalent. Admission after Chinese placement exam and an oral proficiency interview with the instructor. Especially designed for students who possess good speaking ability and who wish to acquire practical writing skills as well as business-related vocabulary and speech patterns. Introduction to semiformal and formal Chinese used in everyday writing and social or business-related occasions. Simplified characters are introduced.

CHNS W4008 Readings in Classical Chinese
Huang, Harrison
TR 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

CHNS W4015 Media Chinese
Meng, Yuan-Yuan
MTWR 8:50-9:55, Location TBA

Prerequisites: At least 3 years of intensive Chinese language training at college level and instructor approval. This advanced course is designed to specifically train students’ listening and speaking skills in both formal and colloquial language through various Chinese media sources. Students view and discuss excerpts of Chinese TV news broadcasts, soap operas, and movie segments on a regular basis. Close reading of newspaper and internet articles and blogs supplements the training of verbal skills.

CHNS W4016 Fourth Year Chinese II, Location TBA

Meng, Yuan-Yuan
MTWR 10:00-10:50

Yan, Ling
MWR 6:10-7:25

Prerequisite for G4015: CHNS W4004 or the equivalent. Prequisite for G4016: CHNS G4015 or the equivalent. Implements a wide range of reading materials to enhance the student’s speaking and writing as well as reading skills. Supplemented by television broadcast news, also provides students with strategies to increase their comprehension of formal style of modern Chinese. CC GS EN CE

CHNS W4018 Fourth Year Chinese Advanced II
Wu, Chen
MWF 11:40-12:55, Location TBA 

Prerequisite for G4015: CHNS W4004 or the equivalent. Prequisite for G4016: CHNS G4015 or the equivalent. Implements a wide range of reading materials to enhance the student’s speaking and writing as well as reading skills. Supplemented by television broadcast news, also provides students with strategies to increase their comprehension of formal style of modern Chinese. CC GS EN CE

CHNS W4019 History of the Chinese Language
Wang, Zhirong
TR 2:40-3:55, Location TBA

CHNS G5001 Chinese Linguistic and Pedagogy
Liu, Lening
MWR 2:10 – 3:00, Location TBA

CHNS G5018 Fifth Year Chinese II
Liu, Lening
TR 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

Japanese

JPNS W1001 Introductory Japanese A, Location TBA

TBA
MW 11:40-12:45

TBA
MW 5:40-6:45

TBA
TR 11:40-12:45

TBA
TR 5:40-6:45

Prerequisite for W1002: C+ or above in JPNS W1001 or pass the placement test. The sequence begins in the spring term. JPNS W1001-W1002 is equivalent to JPNS C1101 or F1101 and fulfills the requirement for admission to JPNS C1102 or F1102. Aims at the acquisition of basic Japanese grammar and Japanese culture with an emphasis on accurate communication in speaking and writing. CC GS EN CE GSAS

JPNS C1102 First Year Japanese II, Location TBA

TBA
MTWR 10:10-11:25

Tsuda, Asami
MTWR 11:40-12:45

Loetscher, Kyoko M
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Okamoto, Keiko
MTWR 2:40-3:45

Tsuda, Asami
MTWR 4:10-5:15

Prerequisite for C1102: JPNS C1101, F1101, or W1001-W1002, or the equivalent. Basic training in Japanese through speaking, listening, reading and writing in various cultural contexts.

JPNS C1202 Second Year Japanese II, Location TBA

Tatsumi, Naofumi
MTWR 10:10-11:5

Eguchi, Shigeru
MTWR 11:40-12:45

Nittono Miharu
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Tatsumi Naofumi
MTWR 4:10-5:15

Prerequisite for C1201: JPNS C1102 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for C1202: JPNS C1201 or the equivalent. Further practice in the four language skills. Participation in a once a week conversation class is required.

JPNS W4006 Third Year Japanese II, Location TBA

Okamoto, Keiko
MTWR 11:40-12:45

Loetscher, Kyoko M
MTWR 2:40-3:45

Nazikian, Fumiko (Academic Reading)
MTWR 10:10-11:15

Prerequisite for W4005: JPNS C1202 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for W4006: JPNS W4005 or the equivalent. Readings in authentic/semi-authentic texts, videos, and class discussions.

JPNS W4018 Fourth Year Japanese II, Location TBA

Eguchi, Shigeru
MWF 10:10-11:25

Nazikian Fumiko
MWF 1:10-2:25

Prerequisite for W4017: JPNS W4006 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for W4018: JPNS W4017 or the equivalent. Sections 1 & 2: Readings of advanced modern literary, historical, political, and journalistic texts, and class discussions about current issues and videos. Exercises in scanning, comprehension, and English translation. Section 3: Designed for advanced students interested in developing skills for reading and comprehending modern Japanese scholarship.

JPNS G5017 Fifth Year Japanese II
Nittono Miharu
MW 11:40-12:55, Location TBA

Prerequisite for G5016: JPNS W4018 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for G5017: JPNS G5016 or the equivalent. This course is intended to help students to develop language skills necessary for academic research. Students will read articles of various genres, watch videos, and debate issues from a wide range of fields, including economics, politics, history, comparative literature and current issues.

Korean

KORN W1001 Introductory Korean A, Location TBA

Yi, Hyunkyu
MW 2:40-3:45

Chung, Eunice
TR 11:40-12:45

Yi, Hyunkyu
TR 2:40-3:45

This course provides basic training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Korean. Elementary Korean A (1001y) is equivalent to the first half of Elementary Korean I. Elementary Korean B (1002x) is equivalent to the second half of Elementary Korean I.

KORN W1002 Introductory Korean B
Chung, Eunice
MW 11:40-12:45, Location TBA

This course provides basic training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Korean. Elementary Korean A (1001y) is equivalent to the first half of Elementary Korean I. Elementary Korean B (1002x) is equivalent to the second half of Elementary Korean I.

KORN W1102 First Year Korean II, Location TBA

Lee, Beom (N II)
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Song, Sunhee
MTWR 4:10-5:15

An introduction to written and spoken Korean. Textbook: Integrated Korean, Beginning I and II. Note: Students who are unsure which section to register for should see the Director of the Korean Language Program.

KORN W1202 Second Year Korean II, Location TBA

Schulz, Carol H
MTWR 1:10-2:15

Song, Sunhee (N II)
MTWR 2:40-3:45

Prerequisites: KORN W1102 or the equivalent. Consultation with the instructors is required before registration for section assignment.. Further practice in reading, writing, listening comprehension, conversation, and grammar. Note: Consultation with instructors is required before registration for section assignment.

KORN W4006 Third Year Korean II, Location TBA

Schulz, Carol H
MTWR 10:10-11:15

Chung, Eunice (N II)
MTWR 10:10-11:15

Prerequisites: KORN W1202 or the equivalent and consultation with instructor. (See Entrance to Language Courses Beyond the Elementary Level in the main bulletin under Department of Instruction — East Asian Languages and Cultures.) Readings in modern Korean. Selections from modern Korean writings in literature, history, social sciences, culture, and videos and class discussions.

KORN W4106 Fourth Year Korean II
Yi, Hyunkyu
MWR 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

Prerequisites: KORN W4006 or the equivalent. Selections from advanced modern Korean writings in social sciences, literature, culture, history, journalistic texts, and intensive conversation exercises.

KORN G5012 Fifth Year Korean II
Lee, Beom
MW 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

Tibetan

TIBT G4601 First Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
MTWR 1:10-2:00, Location TBA

This is an introductory course and no previous knowledge is required. It focuses on developing basic abilities to speak as well as to read and write in modern Tibetan, Lhasa dialect. Students are also introduced to modern Tibetan studies through selected readings and guest lectures.

TIBT G4604 Second Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
MW 2:40-3:55, Location TBA

For those whose knowledge is equivalent to a student who’s completed the First Year course. The course focuses on the further development of their skills in using the language to engage with practical topics and situations, such as seeing a doctor, reading news, writing letters, and listening to music.

TIBT G4612 Third Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
MW 10:10-11:25, Location TBA

For those whose knowledge is equivalent to a student who’s completed the Second Year course. The course develops students’ reading comprehension skills through reading selected modern Tibetan literature. Tibetan is used as the medium of instruction and interaction to develop oral fluency and proficiency.

TIBT W4411 First Year Classical Tibetan II
Tseten, Kunchoa
MW, 4:10-6:00, Location TBA

TIBT W4413 Second Year Classical Tibetan II
Bhum, Pema
MW, 3:10-5:00, Location TBA

Vietnamese

VIET W1202 Second Year Vietnamese II
Lap, James T
TR 12:00-1:40, 101 Kent

Prerequisites: VIET W1201 or Equivalent. The objective of this course is to strengthen students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Vietnamese. Students will improve their reading and writing abilities and be thoroughly grounded in communicative activities. Each lesson will include dialogue, vocabulary, grammar practice and development, task-based activities, narratives and situation dialogue exercises.