Introduction to Chinese Linguistics

Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
Dialectology, phonology, syntax, semantics, discourse, morphology, and sociolinguistics.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCHIN 202
 ProgramsContaining CHIN 326
Course Outcomes

Culturally Contextualize Chinese Language

Put the Chinese language into its broader historical and geographic context (see Chinese major expected learning outcome 3).

Structure of Modern Chinese

Demonstrate an understanding of the major components of structure of Modern Chinese (see Chinese major expected learning outcomes 1-3).

Understand Chinese Language Variation

Show an understanding of variation in the Chinese language and its implications in high level communication contexts

Knowledge of Chinese Dialects

Demonstrate a general knowledge of the dialects of Chinese and how they relate to one another (see Chinese major expected learning outcome 3).

Research, Writing and Presentation Skills

Research, write, and present short reports on aspects of the Chinese language.