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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Camilla H Hsieh

Senior Lecturer Ph.D., The University of Texas

Camilla H Hsieh

Contact

  • Phone: 512-475-6046
  • Office: WCH 5.132
  • Office Hours: FALL 2014: T Th 1-2:30 & by appointment
  • Campus Mail Code: G9300

Biography

Courses taught:
First Year Chinese I and II; Second Year Chinese I and II; Accelerated First and Second Year Chinese; Advanced (Chinese) Conversation I and II; Readings in Modern Chinese II

Interests

Chinese language pedagogy

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

31350-31355 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 330pm-430pm RLM 5.118
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

31365 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm RLM 5.118
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Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI 412K • Second-Year Chinese I

32220 • Fall 2014
Meets TTH 330pm-430pm JES A303A
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32225 • Fall 2014
Meets TTH 1100am-1200pm PAR 303
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32240 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 1200pm-100pm RLM 5.112
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32535-32540 • Spring 2014
Meets TTH 330pm-430pm RLM 5.118
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32550 • Spring 2014
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm RLM 5.118
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI 412K • Second-Year Chinese I

32210-32215 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 200pm-300pm RLM 6.120
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32225 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 1100am-1200pm MEZ 1.204
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32240 • Fall 2013
Meets MWF 1200pm-100pm RLM 5.112
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI F506 • First-Year Chinese I

82235 • Summer 2013
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-100pm RLM 6.112
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Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Not open to students who understand or speak Mandarin Chinese.  Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32095-32100 • Spring 2013
Meets TTH 330pm-430pm RLM 5.118
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32110 • Spring 2013
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm RLM 6.126
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI 604 • Accelerated First-Year Chinese

31950 • Fall 2012
Meets TTH 330pm-500pm RLM 7.112
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Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Mandarin Chinese.  Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Results on the placement examination in Chinese that indicate that the student is ineligible to receive credit for Chinese 507. If the student is eligible to receive credit by examination for Chinese 506, this credit must not appear on the student's record.



CHI 412K • Second-Year Chinese I

32000-32005 • Fall 2012
Meets TTH 230pm-330pm RLM 6.120
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32015 • Fall 2012
Meets TTH 1100am-1200pm MEZ 1.204
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32030 • Fall 2012
Meets MWF 1200pm-100pm RLM 5.112
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI F506 • First-Year Chinese I

82375 • Summer 2012
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-100pm RLM 5.112
show description

Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Not open to students who understand or speak Mandarin Chinese.  Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32045-32050 • Spring 2012
Meets TTH 200pm-300pm SZB 330
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32060 • Spring 2012
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm RLM 6.126
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI 412K • Second-Year Chinese I

31895 • Fall 2011
Meets TTH 230pm-330pm RLM 6.126
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

31910 • Fall 2011
Meets TTH 330pm-430pm RLM 6.112
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

31920 • Fall 2011
Meets MWF 1200pm-100pm RLM 5.112
show description

Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI F506 • First-Year Chinese I

82210 • Summer 2011
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-100pm SAC 5.102
show description

Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Not open to students who understand or speak Mandarin Chinese.  Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

32290-32295 • Spring 2011
Meets TTH 200pm-300pm RLM 6.126
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Continuation of CHI 412K. Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Not open to native
speakers of Chinese. Prerequisite: CHI 412K with a grade of at least C.

Texts/Readings:
Chou, Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese

CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

32305 • Spring 2011
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm RLM 6.114
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We will read expository essays from the 1920's to the 1980's written by influential Chinese intellectuals
on controversial issues of their time. Reading comprehension, grammatical analysis, and vocabulary
build-up will be the concentrations for this class. There will also be in-class oral discussions.

Texts/Readings:
Chou, Chiang & Chao, Advanced Reader of Modern Chinese

CHI 412K • Second-Year Chinese I

31120 • Fall 2010
Meets TTH 230pm-330pm RLM 6.126
show description

Modern standard Chinese (Mandarin). Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Chinese 612 and 412K
may not both be counted. Prerequisite: CHI 507 with a grade of at least C.

Texts/Readings:
Chou, Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

31135 • Fall 2010
Meets TTH 1230pm-130pm JES A207A
show description

Continuation of CHI 412K. Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Not open to native
speakers of Chinese. Prerequisite: CHI 412K with a grade of at least C.

Texts/Readings:
Chou, Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

31140 • Fall 2010
Meets TTH 330pm-430pm RLM 5.124
show description

Continuation of CHI 412K. Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted. Not open to native speakers of Chinese. Prerequisite: CHI 412K with a grade of at least C.

TEXT

Chou, Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese.

CHI 506 • First-Year Chinese I

81935 • Summer 2010
Meets MTWTHF 1000am-100pm RLM 5.124
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CHI 604 and 506 may not both be counted.Not open to students who understand or speak Mandarin Chinese.Student will learn to speak and understand Chinese, as well as to read and write Chinese.  CHI 506 and CHI 507 are designed for students who do not understand Mandarin Chinese.  Those who do must take CHI 604.

CHI 507 • First-Year Chinese II

31360-31365 • Spring 2010
Meets TTH 330pm-500pm RLM 7.120
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Spring 2010 CHI 507
PRE-REQUISITE: CHI 506 WITH AT LEAST A C.
Instructor: Camilla H. Hsieh Teaching Asistant: Yongzhen Shu
Office: WCH 5.132 (475-6046) Office: WMB 1.114 (475-6796)
E-mail: camilla@mail.utexas.edu Email: yongzhenshu@yahoo.com
Office Hours:TBA. Office Hours: TBA
Or by appointment
Required Course Materials:
(1) Practical Chinese Reader, volumes I & II
(2) 507 packet
(3) CD: 1 listening quiz tape and 1 reading quiz tape (Language Lab in
Mezes Hall 2.302), or
On-line: https://dase.laits.utexas.edu/collection/chinese_507
(LC for listening quizzes; RQ for reading quizzes.)
Recommended Material: Oxford Concise Chinese-English English-Chinese Dictionary
The instructors of this course will use e-mail to communicate with you. It is your responsibility to
update your e-mail address with the University and to check your e-mail regularly. We also use
Blackboard <http://courses.utexas.edu> to supply any supplementary materials and study links.
Final exam date: Tuesday, May 18, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
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SPRING 2010 CHI 507
Syllabus
Week of Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri________
01/19 - 01/22 ------ L25 L25 L25 L25
Intro. vq25&drill K&hwd Lq 25
G&IE
01/25 - 01/29 Test 1 L26 L26 L26 L26
Hw 25 due G&IE vq26&drill K&hwd lq26
02/01 – 02/05 Test 2 L27 L27 L27 L27
Hw 26 due G&IE vq2&drill K&hwd lq27
02/08- 02/12 Test 3 L28 L28 L28 L28
Hw 27 due G&IE vq28&drill K&hwd lq28
02/15- 02/19 Test 4 L29 L29 L29 L29
rq1 hw28 due G&IE vq29&drill K&hwd lq29&hw29 due
02/22 -02/26 L30 L30 Test 5 L31 L31
rq1 vq30&hwd hw30 due G&IE vq31&drill
03/01 – 03/05 L31 L31 Test 6 L32 L32
lq31 K&hwd hw31 due G&IE vq32&drill
03/08 - 03/12 L32 L32 Test 7 L33 L33
lq32 K&hwd hw32 due G&IE vq33&drill
03/15 - 03/19 SPRING BREAK
03/22- 03/26 L33 L33 Test 8 L34 L34
rq2 lq33 K&hwd hw33 due G&IE vq34&drill
03/29 - 04/02 L34 L34 L34 L35 L35
rq2 lq34 K&hwd hw34 due vq35&hwd lq35
04/05 - 04/09 Test 9 L36 L36 L36 L36
hw35 due G&IE vq36&drill K&hwd lq36
letter due
04/12 - 04/16 Test 10 L37 L37 L37 L37
hw36 due G&IE vq37&drill K&hwd lq37
trans 1 due
04/19- 04/23 Test 11 L38 L38 L38 L38
rq3 hw37 due G&IE vq38&drill K&hwd lq38
04/26 - 04/30 Test 12 L39 L39 L39 L39
rq3 hw38 due G&IE drill K&hwd vq39&hw39 due
trans 2 due
05/03 - 05/07 L39 L40 L40 Review Test 13
lq 39 hwd vq40&hw due
Legends:G: grammar; IE: in-class exercise; K: kewen; vq: vocabulary quiz; hwd: homework draft; lq: listening quiz;
rq: reading quiz; trans.: translation
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GRADING POLICY
All CHI 507 grades are calculated numerically throughout the semester. For transcript purpose, letter
grades are given at the end of the semester according to the conversion chart below:
A=92-100 B+=85-87.9 C+=77-79.9 D+=67-69.9
A-=88-91.9 B=83-84.9 C=74-76.9 D=64-66.9
B-=80-82.9 C-=70-73.9 D-=60-63.9
13 Vocab. Quizzes: 15% 15 Homework assignments: 15%
11 Listening Quizzes: 10% Writing Assignment: 05%
3 Reading quizzes 05% Final Exam: 15%
11 Tests: 35%
Attendance: You are allowed a maximum of four (4) unexcused absences during the semester. These
4 days should be set aside for illness, social obligations, job interviews, or any other things that you
must attend to, so use them wisely.
1. Each subsequent absence will be penalized by deducting 0.5 point from your semester score.
2. If you are absent 8 times or more (including the 4 unexcused ones), your final grade will be
dropped one sign down (e.g., A -> A-).
3. If you are absent for 10 times (including the 4 unexcused ones), your semester grade will be dropped
one letter grade (e.g., A-> B).
4. If you are absent more than 15 times, you will receive a grade of F.
5. Missing 10 minutes of each class, by either arriving late or leaving early, will be viewed as a
half absence
6. In the case of a prolong illness, the student should submit a doctor's note on a letterhead within a
week upon return to the class with the name and the duration of the illness stated in order to be
excused of the absences beyond the first four.
It is not your teacher’s or TA’s responsibility to remind you of your attendance record.
Cell phone and pager: Please turn off all electronic devices before the class starts.
Vocabulary Quizzes: Check the syllabus for the dates of the vocabulary quizzes. The quizzes are only
10 minutes long. The lowest three (3) quiz scores will be dropped. No make-up vocabulary quizzes
will be given. Additional quizzes can be dropped: see the Translation Credits.
Translation Credits: Everyone has to translate the proverb story of Lesson 36 (pp. 139-140 in PCR).
The grade will count toward one vocabulary quiz; that is, you can drop 4 quizzes. The translation of the
proverb story of Lesson 38 (pp. 195-197 in PCR) is optional. Those who do the translation can use the
grade to drop another vocabulary quiz; that is, a total of 5 quizzes can be dropped. Translations must be
typed. Hand-written translations will not be accepted
Tests: You can drop the score of two tests, i.e., only 11 tests will count toward your final grade. Use
those two drops for times when you cannot take the tests. After you have used up the two drops, you are
allowed to have only one make-up test if there is a legitimate reason and if you let the instructor know
beforehand. However, having other tests or having other assignments due on the same day of a test does
not constitute a legitimate reason for a make-up test.
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Listening Quizzes: Check the syllabus for the dates of listening quizzes. The lowest 3 quiz grades will
be dropped. The text for the listening material is in your packet in the last section of each lesson. No
make-up listening quizzes will be given.
Reading Quizzes: These will test whether you can accurately and fluently read aloud the texts and
reading texts of each lesson, but the quizzes will consist of a text and reading text from only a single
lesson randomly selected from the set being quizzed at the time. Quizzes are conducted during the TA’s
office hours, according to a sign-up schedule. If you cannot make your appointment, reschedule it with
your TA or swap appointments with your classmates before your signed-up time. If you do not show up
for a reading quiz, that quiz is counted as zero. The weeks and lessons for the reading quizzes are as
follows:
Quiz 1: weeks 5 &6; lessons 25-28 (*pp. 126-130)
Quiz 2: weeks 9 &10; lessons 29-32 (pp. 131-135)
Quiz 3: weeks 13 &14; lessons 33-37 (pp. 136-141)
*The page numbers here only refer to traditional-character text in the packet. For simplified-character
text, use Practical Chinese Reader vols. I &II.
Homework: Homework will be graded on a hundred-point basis. You are required to have prepared
your homework on the second lecture day of each lesson (except for lessons 30 & 35, which will have
only one lecture day per lesson). If you come unprepared that day, 20 points will be deducted from that
homework grade. All homework should be handed in on time, at the beginning of the class. You can
have at the most 3 late homework assignments. Late homework should be turned in before the next test.
After that, all late or missed homework is counted as zero. No homework can be dropped.
Letter: You will see the assignment in Lesson 34 (p. 74) of your packet. The letter is due on 4/6.
Discretionary points: Those whose semester grade is a borderline case and whose general class
performance during the drill sessions is graded excellent by their TA can have additional one (1) point
added to the semester grade to push a borderline grade to a higher letter grade.
Scholastic Dishonesty: Cheating in tests or quizzes, copying, allowing others to copy, or working
together without authorization on any of the assigned coursework constitutes scholastic dishonesty and
will be reported to the Office of the Dean of Students. The test, quiz, or assigned work involved will be
counted as zero for both parties involved
___________________
* It is the policy of the University of Texas at Austin that the student must notify each instructor at least
fourteen (14) days prior to the classes scheduled on dates he or she will be absent to observe a religious
holy day. For religious holidays that fall within the first two weeks of the semester, the notice should be
given on the first day of the semester.
** The University of Texas at Austin provides upon request appropriate academic adjustments for
qualified students with disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at
471-6259, 471-4641 TTY.

CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

31395-31400 • Spring 2010
Meets TTH 230pm-330pm RLM 6.126
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CHI 412L
Spring 2010
PRE-REQUISITE: CHI 412K with at least a C.
1 M 1/18 Tu 1/19 W 1/20 Th 1/21
MLK DAY Introduction L. 1 Vocab L. 1 Vocab Quiz
Dialogue L. HW 1
2 M 1/25 Tu 1/26 W 1/27 Th 1/28
L. 1 Text L. 1 -HW 2 L.1 Class Activity L. 2 HW 1
L. 2 Vocab L. 2 Vocab Quiz
3 M 2/1 Tu 2/2 W 2/3 Th 2/4
L. 2 Class Activity L. 2 HW 2 Test 1 L. 3 Vocab
L. 2 Text Listening L.3 HW 1
4 M 2/8 Tu 2/9 W 2/10 Th 2/11
L. 3 Vocab Quiz L. 3 HW 2 L. 3 Class Activity L. 4 Vocab Quiz 1
L. 3 Text L. 4 Vocab L. 4 HW 1
5 M 2/15 Tu 2/16 W 2/17 Th 2/18
L.4 Vocab Quiz 2 L. 4 HW 2 L. 4 Class activity Listening
L. 4 Text
6 M 2/22 Tu 2/23 W 2/24 Th 2/25
Test 2 L. 5 Vocab L. 5 Vocab Quiz L.5 HW 2
L. 5 HW 1 L. 5 Text
7 M 3/1 Tu 3/s W 3/3 Th 3/4
ORAL EXAM 1 L. 6 Vocab L. 6 Vocab Quiz L. 6 HW 2
L.6 HW 1 L. 6 Text
8 M 3/8 Tu 3/9 W 3/10 Th 3/11
Listening Listening Test 1 Test 3 L. 7 Vocab
L. 7 HW 1
9 M 3/15 Tu 3/16 W 3/17 Th 3/18
SPRING BREAK
10 M 3/22 Tu 3/23 W 3/24 Th 3/25
L.7 Vocab Quiz L. 7 HW 2 L. 7 Class Activity L. 8 Vocab Quiz 1
L. 7 Text L. 8 Vocab L. 8 HW 1
11 M 3/29 Tu 3/30 W 3/31 Th 4/1
L. 8 Vocab Quiz 2 L. 8 HW 2 L. 8 Class Activity Listening
L. 8 Text L. 9 Vocab
12 M 4/5 Tu 4/6 W 4/7 Th 4/8
Test 4 L. 9 Vocab Quiz L. 9 Text L.9 HW 2
L. 9 HW 1
13 M 4/12 Tu 4/13 W 4/14 Th 4/15
L. 9 Class Activity L. 10 Vocab Quiz 1 L. 10 Vocab Quiz 2 L. 10 HW 2
L. 10 Vocab HW 1 L. 10 Text
14 M 4/19 Tu 4/20 W 4/21 Th 4/22
Listening Test 5 Dialog Test L. 11 Vocab Quiz 1
L. 11 Vocab 1 L11 HW1a/Vocab 2
15 M 4/26 Tu 4/27 W 4/28 Th 4/29
L. 11 HW?1b Oral Exam 2 L. 11 HW 2
L.11 Text L. 11 Vocab Quiz 2
16 M 5/3 Tu 5/4 W 5/5 Th 5/6
Listening Test 2 Skit Skit Skit
Final: 5/13, 2-5 (Ren); 5/15, 9-12 (Hsieh)

CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

31410 • Spring 2010
Meets MWF 1200-100pm RLM 6.114
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Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

CHI 604 • Accelerated First-Year Chinese

31445 • Fall 2009
Meets MWF 1100-1200 CBA 4.340
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Designed for students who understand or speak but do not read or write Mandarin Chinese.  Chinese 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Results on the placement examination in Chinese that indicate that the student is ineligible to receive credit for Chinese 507. If the student is eligible to receive credit by examination for Chinese 506, this credit must not appear on the student's record.



CHI 412K • Second-Year Chinese I

31510-31515 • Fall 2009
Meets TTH 800-900 RLM 6.126
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin).  Chinese 612 and 412K may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 507 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 507 • First-Year Chinese II

81760 • Summer 2009
Meets MTWTHF 1000-100pm RLM 5.124
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Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 506.  Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 506 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 507 • First-Year Chinese II

30895-30900 • Spring 2009
Meets TTH 330pm-500pm RLM 7.120
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 506.  Chinese 604 and 507 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 506 with a grade of at least C.



CHI 412L • Second-Year Chinese II

30930-30935 • Spring 2009
Meets TTH 230pm-330pm RLM 6.112
show description

Not open to native speakers of Chinese.  Continuation of Chinese 412K.  Chinese 612 and 412L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Chinese 412K with a grade of at least C.


CHI 320L • Readings In Modern Chinese II

30945 • Spring 2009
Meets MWF 1000-1100 RLM 5.126
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Readings in modern fiction, poetry, and drama.  Prerequisite: Chinese 320K with a grade of at least C.

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