21F.105 Chinese V (Regular): Chinese Cultures & Society

Fall 2003

Image of New York City's Chinatown
Image of New York City's Chinatown. (Image courtesy of the Herbert Hoover Archives.)

Course Highlights

This course features original study materials, as well as a comprehensive assignments section.

Course Description

This course is the continuation of 21F104/108. It is designed to further help students develop sophisticated conversational, reading and writing skills by combining traditional textbook material with their own explorations of Chinese speaking societies, using the human, literary, and electronic resources available at in the Boston area. Some of special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are be introduced. The class consists of reading, discussion, composition, network exploration, and conversational practice. The course is conducted in Mandarin.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Microsoft Windows:
From VIEW menu select Encoding... Auto Select... or
Chinese AutoSelect.

Netscape (version 7.0+) on Microsoft Windows:
From VIEW menu, select Character Coding...
AutoDetect… Chinese.

Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X:
From VIEW menu select Character
Set… Chinese(auto-detect)

Netscape (version 7.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X:
From VIEW menu select Character Coding...
AutoDetect… Chinese.

Safari on Macintosh OS X:
From VIEW menu select Text Encoding... Chinese
(ISO-2022-JP)

Media player software, such as  QuickTime® Player RealOne™ Player, or  Windows Media® Player, is required to run the .avi files found on this course site.


*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Staff

Instructor:

Prof. Tong Chen

Course Meeting Times

Four sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

*Translations