Course Details

CHIN 348: Advanced Chinese: The Mass Media

This course introduces to students major milestones in the development of Chinese cinema since 1980, with additional materials including popular television shows and online materials. Emphasis will be on culturally appropriate language use, and on discussion of the social issues that are implicitly and explicitly addressed on the Chinese-language media. The course aims to increase students' fluency in all four aspects of Chinese language learning (listening, speaking, reading , writing) and to deepen students' understanding of China as a transitional society. Prerequisite: Chinese 206 or equivalent
6 credits; NE, LA; Not offered 2019-2020