Chinese V (Regular): Chinese Cultures & Society

A Chinese lion sculpture in front of a Chinese palace-like building

A Chinese guardian lion in the Forbidden City at Beijing, China. (Image courtesy of Ray Muzyka. License: cc by-nc-sa.)


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Fall 2003



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This course is the continuation of 21G.104/108. 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.

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Tong Chen. 21G.105 Chinese V (Regular): Chinese Cultures & Society. Fall 2003. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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