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

As taught in: Fall 2003

An American city street with Chinese signs.

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




Tong Chen

Course Features

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.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.