Designed for students who have completed two years of college-level training in Chinese, this course is conducted in Mandarin Chinese and aims to help students solidify their ability to comprehend and produce paragraph-level Chinese. Instructors strive to enable students to understand face-to-face conversations on most familiar topics,
communicate factual information, read materials written in formal shumianyu Chinese, and write simple essays, reports, and all types of correspondence. Students will work with authentic materials, including newspaper and radio.
Bai Jianhua, Beyond Basics, Cheng & Tsui Company;
Shou-shin Teng, Lo Sun Perry, Taiwan Today, Cheng & Tsui Company.
Deng, G., Ed., A New English-Chinese Dictionary, University of Washington Press;
Deng, G., Ed., A New Chinese-English Dictionary, University of Washington Press.