Course Detail
Course Components:
This course introduces students to the linguistic characteristics of Mandarin Chinese. It surveys Chinese phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics from both formal and functional perspectives. Topics regarding the relation between the Chinese language, culture, and cognition will also be discussed. Through a series of problem solving exercises and projects on these topics, students are expected to develop analytical skills pertinent to linguistic observations and argumentation. The course is offered in English.