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 C1102 First Year Chinese II

Wu, Chen
MTWR 2:40-3:45, TBA

Xu, Jia
MTWR 8:50-9:55, TBA

Wang, Xiaodan
MTWR 10:10-11:15, TBA

Zhang, Yuanyuan
MTWR 1:10-2:15, TBA

Instructor TBA
MTWR 11:40-12:45, TBA

Hu, Lingjun
MTWR 1:10-2:15, TBA

Yan, Ling
MTWR 4:10-5:15, TBA

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

Chiang, Mei-I
MWF 10:10-11:25, TBA

Wang, Hailong
MWF 4:10-5:25, TBA

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

Qi, Shaoyan
MTWR 10:10-11:15, TBA

Wang, Xiaodan
MTWR 11:40-12:45, TBA

Xiao, Hanyu
MTWR 2:40-3:45, TBA

Jiang, Rong
MTWR 4:10-5:15, TBA

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 F1102 First Year Chinese N II
Chiang, Mei-I
MTWR 6:10-7:15, TBA

Additional weekly oral session and lab to be arranged. Instructors to be announced. Same course as C1101x-C1102y (N).  Students who can speak Mandarin will not be accepted into this course. Enrollment limited to 20. Section subject to cancellation if under-enrolled. CC GS EN CE

CHNS F1202 Second Year Chinese N II
Zhang, Yuanyuan
MTWR 6:10-7:15, 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 G5001 Chinese Language Pedagogy II: Practicum
Liu, Lening
MW 1:10-2:25, TBA

CHNS W1010 Introductory Chinese A

Xiao, Hanyu
MW 8:50-9:55, TBA

Xiao, Hanyu
TR 11:40-12:45, TBA

Qi, Shaoyan
TR 8:50-9:55, TBA

Qi Shaoyan
MW 11:40-12:45, TBA

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 W3302 Introduction to Classical Chinese II
Li, Feng
MW 2:10-3:05, F 11:40-12:45, 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 N II

Wang, Zhirong
MTWR 8:50-9:55, TBA

Wu, Chen
MTWR 10:10-11:15, TBA

Shi, Zhongqi
MTWR 11:40-12:45, TBA

Hu, Lingjun
MTWR 4:10-5:15, TBA

Instructor TBA
MTWR 6:10-7:15, TBA

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, 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 W4013 Business Chinese
Shi, Zhongqi
MTWR 10:00-10:50, TBA

Prerequisites: Two years Chinese study at college level. This course is designed for students who have studied Chinese for two years at college level and are interested in business studies concerning China.  It offers systematic descriptions of Chinese language used in business discourse.  CC GS EN CE

CHNS W4015 Media Chinese
Meng, Yuan-Yuan
MTWR 12:00-, 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

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

Yan, Ling
MWR 6:10-7:25, 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 W4018 Fourth Year Chinese Advanced II

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, TBA

Japanese

JPNS C1102 First Year Japanese II

Eguchi Shigeru
MTWR 10:10-11:15, TBA

Tatsumi Naofumi
MTWR 11:40-12:45, TBA

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

Tatsumi Naofumi
MTWR 2:40-3:45, TBA

Okamoto Keiko
MTWR 4:10-5:15, TBA

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

Eguchi Shigeru
MTWR 11:40-12:45, TBA

Nittono Miharu
MTWR 1:10-2:15, TBA

Tatsumi Naofumi
MTWR 4:10-5:15, TBA

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 W1001 Introductory Japanese A

Mizoguchi Ai
MW 10:10-11:15, TBA

Aoki Sachiko
MW 5:40-6:45

Mizoguchi Ai
TR 10:10-11:15, TBA

Aoki Sachiko
TR 5:40-6:45, TBA

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 W4006 Third Year Japanese II

Okamoto Keiko
MTWR 1:10-2:15, TBA

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

Nazikian Fumiko
MTWR 11:40-12:45, TBA

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

Nazikian Fumiko
MWF 10:10-11:25, TBA

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, 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

Yi Hyunkyu
MW 2:40-3:45, TBA

Yi Hyunkyu
TR 2:40-3:45, TBA

Instructor TBA
TR 11:40-12:45, 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 W1002 Introductory Korean B
Instructor TBA
MW 11:40-12:45, 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

Song Sunhee
MTWR 1:10-2:15, TBA

Lee Beom
MTWR 4:10-5:15, TBA

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

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

Song Sunhee
MTWR 2:40-3:45, TBA

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

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, 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, TBA

Tibetan

TIBT G4601 First Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
MTWR 1:10-2:05, 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, 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, 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
Hackett, Paul G
MW, 11:00-12:50, TBA

TIBT W4413 Second Year Classical Tibetan II
Hackett, Paul G
MW, 3:10-5:00, TBA

Vietnamese

VIET W1102 First Year Vietnamese II
Lap, James T
TR 12:00-1:40, TBA

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.