CHIN 343 and CHIN 441
Two texts are required and may be purchased online from 博客來網路書店
Other handouts and study guides will be made available as needed.
The course consists of thirteen lessons and two major exams: a midterm and a final exam. Every lesson begins with a list of expected learning outcomes and the specific assignments for that lesson.
The quizzes are open book, comprehensive, and count towards your grade. You may take each quiz up to three times. Homework assignments also count toward your final grade, but there are no resubmissions.
The exams will set the minimum framework for understanding Chinese poetry by emphasizing the identification of poets, periods, styles, technical terms, etc., that form the basic outline of classical Chinese poetry and the vocabulary of literary appreciation. Each exam will be a combination of identification and poetical analysis. The memorization, recitation, and translation of selected poems will be included in all the exams. Due to the nature of this course's learning outcomes, the exams are only available in a paper format. Please plan for shipping time.
Your final course grade will be determined as detailed below.
|Assignments and Exams||Percent of Grade|
|13 Lesson Quizzes||36% (the lowest quiz score will be dropped)|
|E (fail)||59% or below|
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Summary: There are 36 practice homework exercises and 13 lesson quizzes. Homework assignments also count toward your final grade, and there are no resubmissions.
Summary: One proctored-instructor graded midterm exam and one proctored-instructor graded final exam. You must pass the final exam with 60 percent or higher to pass the course. You can retake the final exam once for a fee. You cannot retake the midterm.
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