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CHIN-396 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

CHIN-396 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Newspaper Chinese
This course introduces the styles and conventions of Chinese newspaper language. Focus is on vocabulary expansion, forms and structures of formal Chinese writing that differ from spoken Chinese, and tactics and skills for fast reading. Through reading of and discussion on Chinese newspapers of different types and from different Chinese-speaking regions, the class also examines newspapers as sites of contending ideologies and values. Prerequisite: CHIN-313 or permission of instructor.