Advanced Chinese

Course Detail

Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Course Components
Offering School
School of Humanities and Social Science


This course is an integrated course in advanced Chinese. It is designed to meet the emerging needs of advanced students of Chinese as a foreign language who are increasingly interested in learning about important issues on contemporary China while advancing their Chinese language skills. This course will equip students with the necessary advanced level Chinese language proficiency that will enable them to conduct “Chinese research” and other related work. An innovative and content-based approach are adopted to enable students to develop Chinese competency through myriad learning materials on various topics related to China studies, such as Education, social life, internet democracy, Chinese history and culture. In addition to the conventional print materials, the course utilizes various alternative media such as on-line audio and video materials that are suitable for developing superior-level proficiency in Chinese and conducive to fostering critical thinking. The placement of class is based on a Chinese proficiency test.