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CHNSE 1 ELEMENTARY CHINESE (MANDARIN) 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Pronunciation and grammar, reading and writing Chinese characters, vocabulary building. Introduction to geography, customs and culture of China. Corresponds to first year of high school Chinese. Total of 90 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0409  8:45am-10:30am MWF     Lecture R219   WEI C J     
   #2197 12:15pm- 2:00pm MWF     Lecture R219   WU E        
   #0585  2:00pm- 3:45pm MWF     Lecture R219   WU X        
#1186  3:30pm- 6:40pm MW      Lecture PHS    TSAO C      
      Short Term: 09/10/12-12/12/12
No. 1186: First class meeting is Monday, September 10. This section is being held at Pasadena High School, 2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena - 626-396-5820 Allow for travel time when scheduling your classes.
   #0412  3:40pm- 6:20pm TuTh    Lecture R219   WU X        
   #3235  7:00pm- 9:40pm MW      Lecture R219   WEI C J     
   #1317  7:00pm- 9:40pm TuTh    Lecture E317   WU X        

CHNSE 2 ELEMENTARY CHINESE (MANDARIN) 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Chnse 1, or the first year of high school Chinese, or placement based on the foreign language assessment process.
Grammar, oral and written composition, customs and culture. No credit if taken after Chnse 2A. Total of 90 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2372 10:30am-12:15pm MWF     Lecture R219   WEI C J     
   #2254  7:00pm- 9:40pm TuTh    Lecture R219   HSIA T H    

CHNSE 2A ELEMENTARY CHINESE (MANDARIN) FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS 5 Units

Intensive training in oral and written Chinese. Designed for students who already have some degree of fluency in spoken Chinese, but have had little or no formal training in reading and writing of Chinese characters. Improvement of oral expression. Introduction to Chinese grammar essentials, readings of simple contemporary Chinese stories; oral and written composition. No credit if taken after Chnse 1 or 2. Total of 90 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0413 10:30am-12:15pm MWF     Lecture W208   WU E        

CHNSE 3 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE (MANDARIN) 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Chnse 2, or Chnse 2A, or two years of high school Chinese, or placement based on the foreign language assessment process.
Grammar; oral and written composition; reading of intermediate texts, including those on Chinese history, geography and culture. Total of 90 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0411  9:40am-12:20pm TuTh    Lecture R219   WU E        
   #3234  7:00pm- 9:40pm MW      Lecture E317   TSAO C      

CHNSE 4 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE (MANDARIN) 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): Chnse 3, or three years of high school Chinese, or placement based on the foreign language assessment process.
Continuation of grammar, oral and written composition; reading of texts of moderate difficulty, including modern Chinese literature. Total of 90 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2262  1:00pm- 3:40pm TuTh    Lecture R219   SETO L      

CHNSE 10 CHINESE CIVILIZATION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
The study of Chinese literature, arts, philosophy, geography, religion and the social and political environment; Chinese contributions to civilization from the classical period to modern times. (Course conducted in English.) Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0560  8:05am- 9:40am TuTh    Lecture R219   CHANG JT    
   #0827  3:45pm- 6:55pm M       Lecture R219   CHANG JT    
   #3475  3:45pm- 6:55pm W       Lecture R219   XUE J       

CHNSE 12 CHINESE LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for Engl 1A.
Reading and discussion of major works of Chinese literature in translation from different historical periods. Selected readings will be made from different genres: poetry, drama, essays and the novel. (Course conducted in English.) Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0722  5:00pm- 6:35pm TuTh    Lecture W208   XUE J       

CHNSE 22 CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
History, development, aesthetics, and appreciation of Chinese calligraphy. An examination of Chinese character formation, evolution and etymology as well as a survey of varieties of Chinese scripts and hands-on practice of Chinese calligraphy.(Course conducted in English.) Total of 36 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2635  4:15pm- 6:30pm W       Lecture D301   WU X        

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