21F.108 / 21F.158 Chinese II (Streamlined)

Spring 2006

World in Chinese.
Chinese text from class quiz. (Image by Prof. Jin Zhang.)

Course Highlights

This course features detailed assignment descriptions and useful related resources.

Course Description

This course, along with 21F.107 / 21F.157 Chinese I (Streamlined) offered in the previous fall, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is intended for students who, when they began the sequence at beginning level, had basic conversational skills (gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment), but lacked a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on learning standard usage of expressions for everyday use, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing.

Technical Requirements

Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Microsoft Windows:
From VIEW menu select Encoding... Auto Select... or
Chinese AutoSelect.

Netscape (version 7.0+) on Microsoft Windows:
From VIEW menu, select Character Coding...
AutoDetect… Chinese.

Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X:
From VIEW menu select Character
Set… Chinese (auto-detect)

Netscape (version 7.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X:
From VIEW menu select Character Coding...
AutoDetect… Chinese.

Safari on Macintosh OS X:
From VIEW menu select Text Encoding... Chinese
(ISO-2022-JP)

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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. Tong Chen
Prof. Jin Zhang

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate / Graduate

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