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[Course Listings]

CHINESE (CHI)

Professor Ronald R. Robel, Director
Office: 200 B. B. Comer Hall

CHI 101 Elementary Chinese I. Four hours.

Contemporary National Language (Mandarin) — speaking, reading, and writing. The class meets five hours per week. Offered each semester.

CHI 102 Elementary Chinese II. Four hours.

Prerequisite: CHI 101 or equivalent.

This is a continuation of Chinese language on the intermediate level. Course goals include stress on reading and writing Chinese, use of the dictionary, and a continuation of speaking with listening comprehension. Offered each semester.

CHI 201 Intermediate Chinese I. Three hours.

Prerequisite: CHI 102 or equivalent.

This is a continuation of Chinese language on the intermediate level. Course goals include stress on reading and writing Chinese, use of the dictionary, and a continuation of speaking with listening comprehension. Offered in the fall semester.

CHI 202 Intermediate Chinese II. Three hours.

Prerequisite: CHI 201 or equivalent.

This is the second semester of intermediate Chinese. Offered in the spring semester.

CHI 301 and 302 Advanced Chinese. Three hours each semester.

Prerequisite: CHI 202.

Study of contemporary Chinese language and literature. Offered according to demand.

CHI 350 Traditional Chinese Literature in Translation. Three hours.

Introduction to Chinese literature from the earliest times to the 20th century. No knowledge of Chinese is required.

CHI 351 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation. Three hours.

Introduction to 20th-century Chinese literature. No knowledge of Chinese is required.

CHI 353 and 354 Chinese Conversation and Composition. One to four hours each semester.

Prerequisite: CHI 202.

Oral drills, pronunciation exercises, simple oral reports, calligraphic exercises, and composition of letters and reports.

CHI 360 Commercial Chinese. Three hours.

Prerequisite: CHI 202.

Study of Chinese used for commercial purposes.

CHI 401 and 402 Literary Chinese Language. Three hours each semester.

Prerequisite: CHI 202.

Study of literary Chinese language, including dictionary, reference works, and research aids. Offered according to demand.