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 UN1010 Introductory Chinese A

Jiang, Tianqi
MW 8:50  - 9:55 am

Cheng, Yu-Shan
TR 8:50 – 9:55 am

Jiang, Tiangi
MW 11:40 -12:45 pm

Cheng, Yu-Shan
TR 11:50 – 12:55 pm

Prerequisites: Chinese UN1010 (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 UN1101 (Fall) and fulfill the requirement for admission to Chinese UN1102(Spring). Standard Chinese pronunciation, traditional characters. Enrollment limited to 18. Section subject to cancellation if under-enrolled. CC GS EN CE

 

CHNS UN1102 First Year Chinese II

Xu, Jia
MTWR 8:50 – 9:55 am

Wang, Xiaodan
MTWR 10:10 – 11:15 am

Hu, Lingjun
MTWR 11:40 – 12:45 pm

Wu, Chen
MTWR 1:10 – 2:45 pm

Yan, Ling
MTWR 4:10 – 5:15 pm

Zhang, Yicheng
MTWR 6:10 – 7:15 pm

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 UN1112 First Year Chinese W II

Jiang, Tianqi
MWF 10:10 – 11:15 am

Wang, Hailong
TRF 4:10 – 5:15 pm

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 UN2202 Second Year Chinese N II

Xu, Jia
MTWR 10:10 – 11:15 am

Wang, Xiaodan
MTWR 11:40 – 12:45 pm

Qi, Shaoyan
MTWR 1:10 – 2:15 pm

Qi, Shaoyan
MTWR 2:40 – 3:45 pm

Cheng, Yu-Shan
MTWR 4:10 – 5:15 pm

Zhang, Wenlian
MTWR 6:10 – 7:15 pm

Prerequisites: Chinese UN1101-1102, 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 UN2222 Second Year Chinese W II
Zhang, Yicheng
MWR 10:10 – 11:25 am

 

CHNS UN3004 Third Year Chinese II

Wang, Zhirong
MTWR 8:50 – 9:55 am

Shi, Zhongqi
MTWR 11:40 – 12:45 pm

Hu, Lingjun
MTWR 1:10 – 2:15 pm

Zhang, Wenlian
MTWR 4:10 – 5:15 pm

Enrollment limited to 15. Prerequisite for UN3003: CHNS UN2202, or the equivalent. Prerequisite for UN3004: CHNS UN3003 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 UN3006 Third Year Chinese W II
Wang, Hailong
MWF 10:10 – 11:25 am

Enrollment limited to 25. Prerequisite for UN3005: CHNS UN2222, or the equivalent. Prerequisite for UN3006: CHNS UN3005 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 UN3013 Business Chinese II
Shi, Zhongqi
MTWR 10:00 – 10:50 am

 

CHNS GU4015 Media Chinese II
Meng, Yuan-Yuan
MTWR 8:40 – 9:55 am

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 GU4016 Fourth Year Chinese II

Meng, Yuan-Yuan
MTWR 10:00 – 10:50 am

Yan, Ling
MWR 6:10 – 7:25 pm

Prerequisite for GU4015: CHNS UN3004 or the equivalent. Prequisite for GU4016: CHNS GU4015 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 GU4018 Fourth Year Chinese Advanced II
Wu, Chen
MWF 11:40- 12:55 pm

Prerequisite for GU4015: CHNS UN3004 or the equivalent. Prequisite for GU4016: CHNS GU4015 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 GU4019 History of the Chinese Language
Wang, Zhirong
TR 10:10 – 11:25 am

Introduces the evolution of Chinese language. It reveals the major changes in Chinese sound, writing and grammar systems, and social and linguistic factors which caused these changes. CC GS EN CE GSAS

 

CHNS GU4302 Introduction to Classical Chinese II
Li, Feng
MW 3:10 – 4:00 pm

Prerequisites: CHNS GU4301: Classical Chinese I; completion of three years of modern Chinese at least, or four years of Japanese or Korean

 

CHNS GU4508 Readings in Classical Chinese II
Harrison Huang
M/W 10:10 – 11:25 am

Description to come.

 

CHNS GU4518 Fifth Year Chinese II
Liu, Lening
TR 10:10 – 11:25 am

 

CHNS GR5001 Chinese Linguistic and Pedagogy
Liu, Lening
MWR 2:10 – 3:00 pm

 

Japanese

JPNS UN1001 Introductory Japanese A

Tatsumi, Naofumi
MW 11:40  – 12:45 pm

Omori, Toshiko
MW 5:40 – 6:45 pm

Eguchi, Shigeru
TR 10:10 – 11:15 am

Omori, Toshiko
TR 5:40 – 6:45 pm

Prerequisite for UN1002: C+ or above in JPNS UN1001 or pass the placement test. The sequence begins in the spring term. JPNS UN1001-UN1002 is equivalent to JPNS UN1101  and fulfills the requirement for admission to JPNS UN1102. 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 UN1102 First Year Japanese II

Tatsumi, Naofumi
MTWR 10:10 -11:15 am

Park, Jisuk
MTWR 11:40  – 12:45 pm

Loetscher, Kyoko M
MTWR 1:10 – 2:15 pm

Okamoto, Keiko
MTWR 2:40 – 3:45 pm

Sourial, Naoko
MTWR 4:10 – 5:15 pm

Prerequisite for UN1102: JPNS UN1101 or UN1001-UN1002, or the equivalent. Basic training in Japanese through speaking, listening, reading and writing in various cultural contexts.

 

JPNS UN2202 Second Year Japanese II

Park, Jisuk
MTWR 10:10 – 11:15 am

Eguchi, Shigeru
MTWR 11:40  – 12:45 pm

Nittono, Miharu
MTWR 1:10 – 2:15 pm

Tatsumi, Naofumi
MTWR 4:10 – 5:15 pm

Prerequisite for UN2201: JPNS UN1102 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for UN2202: JPNS UN2201 or the equivalent. Further practice in the four language skills. Participation in a once a week conversation class is required.

 

JPNS UN3006 Third Year Japanese II

Okamoto, Keiko
MTWR 11:40  – 12:45 pm

Loetscher, Kyoko M
MTWR 2:40 – 3:45 pm

Prerequisite for UN3005: JPNS UN2202 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for UN3006: JPNS UN3005 or the equivalent. Readings in authentic/semi-authentic texts, videos, and class discussions.

 

JPNS GU4018 Fourth Year Japanese II
Eguchi, Shigeru
MWF 10:10 – 11:25 am

Prerequisite for GU4017: JPNS UN3006 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for GU4018: JPNS GU4017 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 GU4517 Fifth Year Japanese II
Nittono Miharu
MW 11:40  – 12:55 am

Prerequisite for GU4516: JPNS GU4018 or the equivalent. Prerequisite for GU4517: JPNS GU4516 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 UN1001 Introductory Korean A

Yi, Hyunkyu
MW 2:40 – 3:45 pm

Chung, Eunice
TR 11:40  – 12:45 pm

Yi, Hyunkyu
TR 2:40 – 3:45 pm

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

 

KORN UN1002 Introductory Korean B
Chung, Eunice
MW 11:40  – 12:45 pm

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

 

KORN UN1102 First Year Korean II

Song, Sunhee (N II)
MTWR 4:10 – 5:15 pm

Lee, Beom
MTWR 1:10 – 2:15 pm

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 UN2202 Second Year Korean II

Schulz, Carol H (N II)
MTWR 1:10 – 2:15 pm

Song, Sunhee
MTWR 2:40 – 3:45 pm

Prerequisites: KORN UN1102 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 UN3006 Third Year Korean II

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

Schulz, Carol H
MTWR 10:10 – 11:15 am

Prerequisites: KORN UN2202 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 GU4106 Fourth Year Korean II
Yi, Hyunkyu
MWR 10:10 – 11:25 am

Prerequisites: KORN UN3006 or the equivalent. Selections from advanced modern Korean writings in social sciences, literature, culture, history, journalistic texts, and intensive conversation exercises.

 

KORN GU4512 Fifth Year Korean II
Lee, Beom
MW 10:10 – 11:25 am

 

Tibetan

TIBT UN1601 First Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
MTWR 12:00 – 12:50 pm

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 UN2604 Second Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
MW 2:40 – 3:55 pm

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 UN3612 Third Year Modern Tibetan II
Tsering, Sonam
TR 10:10 – 11:25 am

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 UN1411 First Year Classical Tibetan II
Tseten, Kunchog
MW 4:10 – 6:00 pm

 

TIBT GU2413 Second Year Classical Tibetan II
Bhum, Pema
MW 4:10 – 6:00 pm

 

Vietnamese

VIET UN1102 Second Year Vietnamese II
Lap, James T
TR 12:10 – 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: VIET UN2201 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.