SPECIAL TOPICS: ADVANCED CHINESE ACROSS GENRES
To develop greater fluency, accuracy and confidence in spoken Chinese. Rhetorical and presentational skills will be introduced and reinforced. Students will narrate and describe an event/situation, maintain sustained discourses, provide structured arguments, develop hypotheses and explain as well as defend opinions. Through reading news articles on various subjects such as society, finance, politics, technology, sports and entertainment, students will gain deeper understanding of social, cultural, political and economic situations in Chinese speaking regions and will be able to conduct in-depth conversations with native speakers.