Structure of Chinese

Structure of Chinese
Sound, syntax, meaning, and word structure of Mandarin Chinese and its implications to problems of learning Chinese.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCHIN 202
 ProgramsContaining CHIN 325
Course Outcomes

In depth Knowledge of Chinese

Demonstrate an in depth knowledge of the structure of Modern Standard Chinese, including its sound system, syntax, discourse structure, and morphology (see Chinese major expected learning outcome 3).

Relate Language to Social Context

Relate the language to its social context (see Chinese major expected learning outcome 3).

Analyze Language Errors

Analyze learner errors in order to resolve problems in ones own spoken and written Mandarin (see Chinese major expected learning outcomes 1 and 2).

Research, Writing and Presentation Skills

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