Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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CHLA 8485

Individualized Studies

This course is designed to promote students’ overall Mandarin Chinese proficiency by pursuing individualized research project that each participant will choose based on his/her academic interest. The participants will choose a theme of their research, collect their own resources, and read extensively with the help of the instructor. The course will meet once/twice a week as a class for two/four hours, and in addition, each participant will meet with the instructor individually for twenty minutes per week. In the once-a-week class meetings, each participant will give a presentation summarizing his/her reading of the week, engages the audience in a lively and meaningful discussion by asking questions on the issues. In the twice-a-week class meetings, the class will study a topic related to Chinese for Specific Purposes.
Language & Intercultural Study
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
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