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Fall 2017
May 26, 2018
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CHIN 391 - Intro to Chinese Linguistics
This course aims to familiarize students with the linguistic features of modern Mandarin (standard) Chinese. It investigates the fundamentals of Chinese phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and the writing system. The historical development of Mandarin Chinese and the interaction of Chinese with culture and society will also be discussed. At the end of the semester, students are expected to have a good knowledge about the key aspects of Mandarin Chinese as well as its social-cultural meanings. The course will be conducted in English.  Prerequisite: CHIN-012 or above. Knowledge about general linguistics is preferred.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Chinese Department

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