Aug 17, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHIN 261 - Heritage Chinese Through Film and Media

Develop communicative skills and cultural literacy using Chinese film and popular media as a basis. For heritage speakers. CHIN 261 and CHIN 251 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for both. 

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize idiomatic speech in films and identify relevant cultural context using the increased knowledge of Chinese vocabulary and grammar.
  • Identify and differentiate Chinese grammatical and syntactical patterns in written text.
  • Use context-appropriate speech to discuss important ideas from assigned films: from descriptive narration and characterization to argumentation and critical analysis. 
  • Summarize and analyze cinematic texts within their historical and cultural context.
  • Analyze films from the perspectives of form both in written and oral modalities.
  • Formulate an effective oral presentation using tools of formal and cultural analysis of a favorite film.

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