2007–2008 Chinese Courses

Japanese Courses | Latin Courses

CHIN

110

Basic Chinese I

(4)

A beginning level course to help students develop basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The emphasis of this course is on vocabulary conversation skill, and culture appreciation.

 

CHIN

111

Basic Chinese II

(4)

A continuation of language skill development in listening, speaking, reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The emphasis of this course is on conversation in various social situations. Prerequisite: CHIN 110.

2007–2008 Japanese Courses

JAPN

110

Japanese I

(4)

An introduction to Japanese writing systems, the sounds of Japanese (the spoken language), and basic reading. Cultural topics as well as business protocol are also emphasized.

 

JAPN

111

Japanese II

(4)

A continuation of the goals pursued in JAPN 110; writing systems, sounds, reading and culture.

 

JAPN

200/300

Special Topics in Japanese

(1–4)

Topics of interest and importance not covered by regularly scheduled courses. May be listed as “JAPN 220 Japanese III” and/or “JAPN 221 Japanese IV”.

 

JAPN

220

Japanese III

(4)

This is an intermediate, second year Japanese class that intensifies the study of writing, speaking, and reading skills. Continued emphasis on cultural topics, particularly business protocol.

2007–2008 Latin Courses

LATN

110

Latin I

(4)

An introduction to the basic grammar principles: verb conjugations, noun declensions, adjective/adverb agreement, pronouns, active/passive voices, and the subjunctive.

 

LATN

111

Latin II

(4)

A continuation of the study of verbs and verb conjugations, adverbs, relative clauses, the gerund, gerundive, and participle, and the dative case. An introduction to readings from the authors of the Golden Age of Latin literature, such as Caesar, Virgil, and Horace.

 

LATN

200/300

Special Topics in Latin

(1–4)

Topics of interest and importance not covered by regularly scheduled courses.