Fourth Year Chinese II
ability to utilize basic idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms as well
as expand their repertoire of the "active" vocabulary, expressions and
structures introduced in the texts.
ability to distinguish different literary types and styles and understand
their basic rhetorical structures.
To understand one-way, specialized speech in controlled contexts and to
comprehend the gist of authentic media broadcast with supporting
To discuss abstract and academic questions; to provide hypothetical propositions
and defend your own view points in clear, connected discourse;
to handle unforeseen, complicated situations.
To thumb through an article and understand its main points and important
details; to apply reading strategies such as skimming, scanning, and
To write cohensive and coherent prose for different purposes.
collection of selected readings (text, coursepack)
Guides (glossary, coursepack)
Memoire of Old Beijing (a novel)