Language & Literature

Contact Information

Marilyn Durham
Department Chair
Phone: (262) 472-5050
Location: Laurentide 3110

Peter Hoff
Foreign Language Coordinator
Phone: (262) 472-1591
Location: Laurentide 3209

Chinese Courses

  • BEGINNING CHINESE (GH)
    Chinese 141, Credits: 4

    This course introduces students to Mandarin Chinese, a common speech shared by all dialect speakers in China. It adopts pinyin (Chinese Phonetic Alphabet) as the standard phonetic system. It trains students in all aspects of the language - listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • BEGINNING CHINESE (GH)
    Chinese 142, Credits: 4

    As the second semester of the first-year Chinese, this course contiues comprehensive training in Mandarin Chinese at elementary level. While continuing to improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, students will have more exposure to Chinese customs and culture.

  • CHINESE III (GH)
    Chinese 251, Credits: 4

    As the first semester of the second-year Chinese, this course further enhances students' language skills in both spoken and written form and their understanding of the cultural and social context in which the language is shaped and formed.

  • CHINESE IV (GH)
    Chinese 252, Credits: 4

    As the second semester of second-year Chinese, this course continues to enhance students' language skills in both spoken and written form and their understanding of Chinese culture and Chinese society.

  • WORKSHOP
    Chinese 490, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable

  • TRAVEL STUDY
    Chinese 491, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

  • INTERNSHIP IN CHINESE
    Chinese 493, Credits: 1-3

    Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.

  • SEMINAR
    Chinese 494, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable one time.

  • SPECIAL STUDIES
    Chinese 496, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.

  • EXCHANGE STUDY
    Chinese 497, Credits: 1-12

    Variable topics. Repeatable.

  • INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Chinese 498, Credits: 1-3

    Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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