Resources for:

    Chinese

    Languages & Literatures

    Department Resources


    Contacts


    Marilyn Durham
    Department Chair
    Phone: (262) 472-5050
    Location: Laurentide 3207

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

    Mary Orval
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1036
    Location: Laurentide 3209

    Course Descriptions

    Chinese Courses

    BEGINNING CHINESE

    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

    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

    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

    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.

    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

    Contact

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

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