Chinese 354 is designed to develop students' communicative competency in speaking and writing at the advanced level. The course introduces students to more literary texts by famous writers including Lu Xun, Xu Dishan, Zhu Ziqing, etc. and (classical) idiomatic expressions as well as two-part allegorical expressions. Chinese 354 serves as a transitional course from modern Chinese to classical Chinese.
Chinese 353 or equivalent. Students are expected to have completed three years of modern Chinese at the college level before taking this class.