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Fall 2017-2018
* CHI 301 (HA)   No Audit

Introduction to Classical Chinese I

Chih-p'ing Chou
Xin Zou

CHI 301 not only provides basic training for students in classical Chinese, but also introduces students to theme-based readings about important cultural aspects of pre-modern China, such as the concept of Dao, life and death, etc. Each theme is consisted of passages selected from Chinese classics and short essays or stories full of wisdom and wit from later dynasties. This course will not only improve your four skills in Chinese language but also enhance your understanding of traditional Chinese philosophy and culture in general.

Sample reading list:
Chih-p'ing and others, The Wisdom of China
Course Packet,

Reading/Writing assignments:
There will be weekly written assignments.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in lieu of Final - 20%
Quizzes - 10%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Problem set(s) - 40%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
CHI 107 or CHI 108 or instructor's permission..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22547 C01 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   Frist Campus Center   227   Enrolled:3 Limit:10
22779 C02 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   Frist Campus Center   227   Enrolled:6 Limit:10
22780 C03 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm M W F   Frist Campus Center   227   Enrolled:0 Limit:10