Indiana University Bloomington

College of Arts and Sciences

Curriculum

Novice (C101/102):

Beginning level Chinese is offered through the IU Summer Language Workshop. For more information and to apply to this level, please visit their website at http://indiana.edu/~swseel/languages/details/chinese.

 

The following levels extend the entire 8-week period of the program, June 5 - July 31, 2015.

Intermediate (C201/202):

Credits: 8 for undergraduates or 4 for graduate students
Prerequisite: 1 full year (2 semesters) of college-level Chinese language study or its experiential
equivalent.

This level is the equivalent of Indiana University's C201/C202 second-year Chinese courses. Building on the grammar and lexicon from first-year, students will explore the broader cultural context in which language is used, experience more subtle oral and written forms, and learn to use perspectives in addition to the speaker's.

Intermediate Mid (C301/302):

Credits Earned: 8 for undergraduates or 6 for graduate students
Prerequisite: 2 full years (4 semesters) of college-level Chinese language study or its experiential
equivalent.

This level is the equivalent of Indiana University's C301/302 third-year Chinese courses. Emphasis on practice in understanding the difference between oral and written expression, building up discourse-level narration skills, and developing reading strategies for coping with authentic texts.

All course descriptions taken from IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences Academic Bulletin 2014-2015.