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21G.104 Chinese IV (Regular) (MIT) 21G.104 Chinese IV (Regular) (MIT)

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This is the continuing instruction in spoken and written Chinese, with particular emphasis on consolidating basic conversational skills and improving reading confidence and depth.Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.Technical RequirementsMicrosoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Microsoft Windows:From VIEW menu select Encoding... Auto Select... orChinese AutoSelect.Netscape (version 7.0+) on Microsoft Windows:From VIEW menu, select Character Coding...AutoDetect… Chinese.Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X: This is the continuing instruction in spoken and written Chinese, with particular emphasis on consolidating basic conversational skills and improving reading confidence and depth.Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.Technical RequirementsMicrosoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Microsoft Windows:From VIEW menu select Encoding... Auto Select... orChinese AutoSelect.Netscape (version 7.0+) on Microsoft Windows:From VIEW menu, select Character Coding...AutoDetect… Chinese.Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X:

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chinese; languge; mandarin; reading; conversation; writing; culture; china; society; custom | chinese; languge; mandarin; reading; conversation; writing; culture; china; society; custom | language | language | chinese | chinese | mandarin | mandarin | reading | reading | conversation | conversation | culture | culture | writing | writing | china | china | custom | custom | society | society | aural comprehension | aural comprehension | common compounds | common compounds | composition | composition | conversational fluency | conversational fluency | grammar | grammar | language laboratory | language laboratory | reading competence | reading competence | simplified characters | simplified characters | oral exercises | oral exercises | vocabulary | vocabulary | writing exercises | writing exercises | traditional characters | traditional characters | Chinese culture | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese customs | Chinese society | Chinese society

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Society (MIT) Society (MIT)

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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. 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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chinese | chinese | language | language | mandarin | mandarin | reading | reading | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | culture | culture | china | china | society | society | custom | custom | conversational skills | conversational skills | reading skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese customs | Chinese history | Chinese history | discussion | discussion | composition | composition | network exploration | network exploration

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Society (MIT) Society (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. 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. Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. 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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chinese | chinese | language | language | mandarin | mandarin | reading | reading | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | culture | culture | china | china | society | society | custom | custom | conversational skills | conversational skills | reading skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese customs | Chinese history | Chinese history | discussion | discussion | composition | composition | network exploration | network exploration

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21G.104 Chinese IV (Regular) (MIT)

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This is the continuing instruction in spoken and written Chinese, with particular emphasis on consolidating basic conversational skills and improving reading confidence and depth.Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.Technical RequirementsMicrosoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Microsoft Windows:From VIEW menu select Encoding... Auto Select... orChinese AutoSelect.Netscape (version 7.0+) on Microsoft Windows:From VIEW menu, select Character Coding...AutoDetect… Chinese.Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Macintosh OS 9 or X:

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chinese; languge; mandarin; reading; conversation; writing; culture; china; society; custom | language | chinese | mandarin | reading | conversation | culture | writing | china | custom | society | aural comprehension | common compounds | composition | conversational fluency | grammar | language laboratory | reading competence | simplified characters | oral exercises | vocabulary | writing exercises | traditional characters | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese society

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21G.704 Spanish 4 (MIT) 21G.704 Spanish 4 (MIT)

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El curso de Español IV tiene como objetivo mejorar la comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio de la lengua, la literatura, la historia y la cultura del mundo hispano. También aspira a desarrollar la habilidad lectora del estudiante, exponiéndolo a textos literarios y periodísticos que reflejen la diversidad cultural del mundo hispano-hablante. El curso está organizado por temas sociales, políticos y culturales comunes a las sociedades hispanas, por ejemplo, la identidad cultural, el rol cambiante de la mujer y la familia, el desarrollo económico y su efecto en la cultura tradicional y el medio ambiente, y los derechos del individuo en el sistema político. El curso de Español IV tiene como objetivo mejorar la comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio de la lengua, la literatura, la historia y la cultura del mundo hispano. También aspira a desarrollar la habilidad lectora del estudiante, exponiéndolo a textos literarios y periodísticos que reflejen la diversidad cultural del mundo hispano-hablante. El curso está organizado por temas sociales, políticos y culturales comunes a las sociedades hispanas, por ejemplo, la identidad cultural, el rol cambiante de la mujer y la familia, el desarrollo económico y su efecto en la cultura tradicional y el medio ambiente, y los derechos del individuo en el sistema político.

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | history | history | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america | identity | identity | politics | politics | family | family | economy | economy | tradition | tradition

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21G.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition (MIT) 21G.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition (MIT)

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En este curso el estudiante perfeccionará su comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio y la discusión de temas relacionados al impacto social y cultural de la ciencia y la tecnología en ciertas sociedades hispanas. Algunos de los temas que se considerarán son los efectos de los cambios tecnológicos en la estructura familiar y comunitaria, en las relaciones entre los sexos, en la identidad personal y cultural, en el mundo natural y en los sistemas de valores, la religión, la educación y el trabajo. También se examinarán y compararán diversas actitudes hacia la innovación tecnológica y científica tal como se expresan en los medios de comunicación, los d En este curso el estudiante perfeccionará su comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio y la discusión de temas relacionados al impacto social y cultural de la ciencia y la tecnología en ciertas sociedades hispanas. Algunos de los temas que se considerarán son los efectos de los cambios tecnológicos en la estructura familiar y comunitaria, en las relaciones entre los sexos, en la identidad personal y cultural, en el mundo natural y en los sistemas de valores, la religión, la educación y el trabajo. También se examinarán y compararán diversas actitudes hacia la innovación tecnológica y científica tal como se expresan en los medios de comunicación, los d

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | technological change | technological change | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | gender relations | gender relations | identity | identity | religion education | religion education | community | community | media | media | ethics | ethics | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america

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Society (MIT)

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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.

Subjects

chinese | language | mandarin | reading | conversation | writing | culture | china | society | custom | conversational skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese history | discussion | composition | network exploration

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álisis Pragmático del Inglés álisis Pragmático del Inglés

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thomas | thomas | pragmatic | pragmatic | communication | communication | fraser | fraser | searle | searle | perspective | perspective | wilson | wilson | grice | grice | acts | acts | cross | cross | speech | speech | politeness | politeness | sperber | sperber | relevance | relevance | communicate | communicate | understanding | understanding | ía Inglesa | ía Inglesa | failure | failure | meaning | meaning | pragmatics | pragmatics | interaction | interaction | cultural | cultural | conversation | conversation | tannen | tannen | logic | logic

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21G.107 Chinese I (Streamlined) (MIT) 21G.107 Chinese I (Streamlined) (MIT)

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This course, along with 21G.108/158 offered in the spring, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is for students who have some basic conversational skills gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment, but lack a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on learning standard everyday usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing. This course, along with 21G.108/158 offered in the spring, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is for students who have some basic conversational skills gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment, but lack a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on learning standard everyday usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing.

Subjects

chinese | chinese | asia | asia | language | language | literature | literature | elementary | elementary | conversation | conversation | reading | reading | writing | writing

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21G.704 Spanish IV (MIT) 21G.704 Spanish IV (MIT)

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Course Sequences Spanish IV aims at developing and improving student's oral and written communication through the continued study of the language, literature and culture of Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States. It also seeks to improve students' ability to read and appreciate literary and non-literary texts in Spanish, deepening this way students' awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is organized by themes based on contemporary social, political and cultural issues of Spanish-speaking societies such as: cultural identity, the changing roles of women and family, economic development and its effects on cultural heritage and environment, and the individual's rights in the political system. Course Sequences Spanish IV aims at developing and improving student's oral and written communication through the continued study of the language, literature and culture of Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States. It also seeks to improve students' ability to read and appreciate literary and non-literary texts in Spanish, deepening this way students' awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is organized by themes based on contemporary social, political and cultural issues of Spanish-speaking societies such as: cultural identity, the changing roles of women and family, economic development and its effects on cultural heritage and environment, and the individual's rights in the political system.

Subjects

spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | history | history | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america | identity | identity | politics | politics | family | family | economy | economy | tradition | tradition

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24.910 Topics in Linguistic Theory: Propositional Attitudes (MIT) 24.910 Topics in Linguistic Theory: Propositional Attitudes (MIT)

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This course explores topics related to the representation and expression of propositional attitudes (e.g. belief, knowledge, and desires) and speech acts (e.g. saying and asking) in natural language. The main focus will be on semantics of predicates such as believe, know, want, say, ask, etc. Other topics will include the syntax of main and embedded clauses and formal representation of the pragmatics of conversation. The course provides practice in written and oral communication. This course explores topics related to the representation and expression of propositional attitudes (e.g. belief, knowledge, and desires) and speech acts (e.g. saying and asking) in natural language. The main focus will be on semantics of predicates such as believe, know, want, say, ask, etc. Other topics will include the syntax of main and embedded clauses and formal representation of the pragmatics of conversation. The course provides practice in written and oral communication.

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linguistic theory | linguistic theory | linguistics | linguistics | propositional attitudes | propositional attitudes | semantics | semantics | presupposition | presupposition | sequence of tense | sequence of tense | self-locating attitudes | self-locating attitudes | logophors | logophors | CP structure | CP structure | embedded clauses | embedded clauses | control | control | raising | raising | pramatics | pramatics | evidentials | evidentials | expressive meaning | expressive meaning | conversation | conversation | common ground | common ground | assertion | assertion | embedding verbs | embedding verbs

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24.903 Language and its Structure III: Semantics and Pragmatics (MIT) 24.903 Language and its Structure III: Semantics and Pragmatics (MIT)

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This course gives an introduction to the science of linguistic meaning. There are two branches to this discipline: semantics, the study of conventional, "compositional meaning", and pragmatics, the study of interactional meaning. There are other contributaries: philosophy, logic, syntax, and psychology. We will try to give you an understanding of the concepts of semantics and pragmatics and of some of the technical tools that we use. This course gives an introduction to the science of linguistic meaning. There are two branches to this discipline: semantics, the study of conventional, "compositional meaning", and pragmatics, the study of interactional meaning. There are other contributaries: philosophy, logic, syntax, and psychology. We will try to give you an understanding of the concepts of semantics and pragmatics and of some of the technical tools that we use.

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semantic theory | semantic theory | pragmatic theory | pragmatic theory | form and meaning in natural languages | form and meaning in natural languages | Ambiguities of structure and of meaning | Ambiguities of structure and of meaning | Compositionality | Compositionality | Word meaning | Word meaning | Quantification and logical form | Quantification and logical form | indexicality | indexicality | discourse | discourse | presupposition | presupposition | Literal meaning vs speaker's meaning | Literal meaning vs speaker's meaning | Speech acts | Speech acts | conversational implicature meaning | conversational implicature meaning

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21G.106 Chinese VI (Regular): Discovering Chinese Cultures and Societies (MIT) 21G.106 Chinese VI (Regular): Discovering Chinese Cultures and Societies (MIT)

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This course is the continuation of 21G.105. 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 MIT and in the Boston area. Some special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are introduced. The class consists of reading, discussion, composition, network exploration, and conversational practice. The course is conducted in Mandarin. This course is the continuation of 21G.105. 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 MIT and in the Boston area. Some special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are introduced. The class consists of reading, discussion, composition, network exploration, and conversational practice. The course is conducted in Mandarin.

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language | language | china | china | mandarin | mandarin | reading | reading | writing | writing | speaking | speaking | comprehension | comprehension | culture | culture | society | society | conversational skills | conversational skills | reading skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese customs | Chinese history | Chinese history | discussion | discussion | composition | composition | network exploration | network exploration

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21G.107 Chinese I (Streamlined) (MIT) 21G.107 Chinese I (Streamlined) (MIT)

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This course, along with 21G.108/158 offered in the spring, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is for students who have some basic conversational skills gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment, but lack a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on learning standard everyday usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing. This course, along with 21G.108/158 offered in the spring, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is for students who have some basic conversational skills gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment, but lack a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on learning standard everyday usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing.

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chinese | chinese | asia | asia | language | language | literature | literature | elementary | elementary | conversation | conversation | reading | reading | writing | writing

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Society (MIT)

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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.

Subjects

chinese | language | mandarin | reading | conversation | writing | culture | china | society | custom | conversational skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese history | discussion | composition | network exploration

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15.279 Management Communication for Undergraduates (MIT) 15.279 Management Communication for Undergraduates (MIT)

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This is a required seminar for Management Science majors to develop the writing, speaking, teamwork, and interpersonal communication skills necessary for managers. Students learn communication principles, strategies, and methods through discussions, exercises, examples, and cases. Assignments include writing memos and business letters, and giving oral presentations in labs outside of class. A major project is the production of a team report and presentation on a topic of interest to a managerial audience. This is a required seminar for Management Science majors to develop the writing, speaking, teamwork, and interpersonal communication skills necessary for managers. Students learn communication principles, strategies, and methods through discussions, exercises, examples, and cases. Assignments include writing memos and business letters, and giving oral presentations in labs outside of class. A major project is the production of a team report and presentation on a topic of interest to a managerial audience.

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Management | Management | Communication | Communication | Oral presentation | Oral presentation | Teamwork | Teamwork | Communications | Communications | Presentations | Presentations | writing | writing | teamwork | teamwork | grammar | grammar | usage | usage | displays | displays | visual information | visual information | graphics | graphics | conversation | conversation | management and business communication | management and business communication

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Society (MIT)

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This course is the continuation of 21F104/108. 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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chinese | language | mandarin | reading | conversation | writing | culture | china | society | custom | conversational skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese history | discussion | composition | network exploration

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Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Society (MIT)

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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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chinese | language | mandarin | reading | conversation | writing | culture | china | society | custom | conversational skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese history | discussion | composition | network exploration

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21G.703 Spanish 3 (MIT) 21G.703 Spanish 3 (MIT)

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The first intermediate-level course in Spanish, with a focus on grammar review, additional vocabulary, writing of essays in Spanish and enhancement of cultural awareness. Group activities and projects, and conversation are emphasized.Technical RequirementsRealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc. The first intermediate-level course in Spanish, with a focus on grammar review, additional vocabulary, writing of essays in Spanish and enhancement of cultural awareness. Group activities and projects, and conversation are emphasized.Technical RequirementsRealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.

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Spanish | Spanish | Spanish grammar | Spanish grammar | Spanish vocabulary | Spanish vocabulary | writing | writing | essays | essays | Culture | Culture | cultural awareness | cultural awareness | conversation | conversation | MITUPV | MITUPV

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21G.101 Chinese I (Regular) (MIT) 21G.101 Chinese I (Regular) (MIT)

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This subject is the first semester of two that form an introduction to modern standard Chinese, commonly called Mandarin. Though not everyone taking this course will be an absolute beginner, the course presupposes no prior background in the language. The purpose of this course is to develop: (a) basic conversational abilities (pronunciation, fundamental grammatical patterns, common vocabulary, and standard usage); (b) basic reading skills (in both the traditional character set and the simplified); (c) an understanding of the way the Chinese writing system is structured, and the ability to copy and write characters; and (d) a sense of what learning a language like Chinese entails, and the sort of learning processes that it involves, so students are able to continue studying effectively on t This subject is the first semester of two that form an introduction to modern standard Chinese, commonly called Mandarin. Though not everyone taking this course will be an absolute beginner, the course presupposes no prior background in the language. The purpose of this course is to develop: (a) basic conversational abilities (pronunciation, fundamental grammatical patterns, common vocabulary, and standard usage); (b) basic reading skills (in both the traditional character set and the simplified); (c) an understanding of the way the Chinese writing system is structured, and the ability to copy and write characters; and (d) a sense of what learning a language like Chinese entails, and the sort of learning processes that it involves, so students are able to continue studying effectively on t

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Chinese | Chinese | Language | Language | Writing | Writing | Speaking | Speaking | Culture | Culture | China | China | Asia | Asia | Mandarin | Mandarin | aural comprehension | aural comprehension | chinese | chinese | conversational fluency | conversational fluency | pronunciation | pronunciation | grammar | grammar | vocabulary | vocabulary | reading competence | reading competence | traditional characters | traditional characters | composition | composition | romanization | romanization | simplified characters | simplified characters | 21F.101 | 21F.101 | 21F.151 | 21F.151

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21G.108 Chinese II (Streamlined) (MIT) 21G.108 Chinese II (Streamlined) (MIT)

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This course, along with 21G.107 / 157 Chinese I (Streamlined) offered in the previous fall, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is intended for students who, when they began the sequence at beginning level, had basic conversational skills (gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment), but lacked a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on standard usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing. The course is conducted entirely in Chinese. Streamlined I and II—each section is limited to 16 students for pedagogical purposes. Pre-registered students have priority. Continuing students get first priority, followed, in order, by students in 21G.076, declared concentrators and minors, so This course, along with 21G.107 / 157 Chinese I (Streamlined) offered in the previous fall, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is intended for students who, when they began the sequence at beginning level, had basic conversational skills (gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment), but lacked a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on standard usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing. The course is conducted entirely in Chinese. Streamlined I and II—each section is limited to 16 students for pedagogical purposes. Pre-registered students have priority. Continuing students get first priority, followed, in order, by students in 21G.076, declared concentrators and minors, so

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Chinese | Chinese | Mandarin Chinese | Mandarin Chinese | Chinese Learning | Chinese Learning | Chinese characters | Chinese characters | Asian languages | Asian languages | Chinese for beginners | Chinese for beginners | elementary-level Chinese | elementary-level Chinese | basic Chinese conversation | basic Chinese conversation | basic Chinese reading | basic Chinese reading | basic Chinese writing | basic Chinese writing | basic Chinese dialogue | basic Chinese dialogue

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21G.110 Chinese IV (Streamlined) (MIT) 21G.110 Chinese IV (Streamlined) (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV special element audio. This is the second semester of the intermediate level sequence intended for students whose conversational ability exceeds their reading and writing skills. Focus is on reading and writing, as well as broadening conversational skills and control of standard pronunciation, for students with background in conversational Chinese. Lab work is required. On completing this course, students should be able to speak the language with standard pronunciation, to converse with some fluency on everyday topics, as well as on some specialized topics, to read edited, as well as authentic texts, in simplified or traditional characters with suitable fluency, and to be able to write composition on certain topics. The class consists of a combination of pr Includes audio/video content: AV special element audio. This is the second semester of the intermediate level sequence intended for students whose conversational ability exceeds their reading and writing skills. Focus is on reading and writing, as well as broadening conversational skills and control of standard pronunciation, for students with background in conversational Chinese. Lab work is required. On completing this course, students should be able to speak the language with standard pronunciation, to converse with some fluency on everyday topics, as well as on some specialized topics, to read edited, as well as authentic texts, in simplified or traditional characters with suitable fluency, and to be able to write composition on certain topics. The class consists of a combination of pr

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chinese | chinese | languge | languge | mandarin | mandarin | reading | reading | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | culture | culture | china | china | society | society | custom | custom | texts | texts | practice | practice | discussion | discussion | dictation | dictation | composition | composition | feedback | feedback

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21G.106 Chinese VI (Regular): Discovering Chinese Cultures and Societies (MIT) 21G.106 Chinese VI (Regular): Discovering Chinese Cultures and Societies (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. This course is the continuation of 21G.105. 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 MIT and in the Boston area. Some special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are introduced. The class consists of reading, discussion, composition, network exploration, and conversational practice. The course is conducted in Mandarin. Includes audio/video content: AV special element video. This course is the continuation of 21G.105. 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 MIT and in the Boston area. Some special features of Chinese society, its culture, its customs and habits, its history, and the psychology of its people are introduced. The class consists of reading, discussion, composition, network exploration, and conversational practice. The course is conducted in Mandarin.

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language | language | china | china | mandarin | mandarin | reading | reading | writing | writing | speaking | speaking | comprehension | comprehension | culture | culture | society | society | conversational skills | conversational skills | reading skills | reading skills | Chinese speaking societies | Chinese speaking societies | writing skills | writing skills | Chinese society | Chinese society | Chinese culture | Chinese culture | Chinese customs | Chinese customs | Chinese history | Chinese history | discussion | discussion | composition | composition | network exploration | network exploration

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21G.820 Portuguese Advanced Conversation and Composition (MIT) 21G.820 Portuguese Advanced Conversation and Composition (MIT)

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This is an advanced course that aims to build vocabulary competence and improve oral communication through the study and discussion of topics related to cultural aspects in Lusophone societies, primarily from current issues in Brazil. It is designed to give students extensive experience in Portuguese and emphasizes skill development and refinement in the area of critical reading and writing in Portuguese. This is an advanced course that aims to build vocabulary competence and improve oral communication through the study and discussion of topics related to cultural aspects in Lusophone societies, primarily from current issues in Brazil. It is designed to give students extensive experience in Portuguese and emphasizes skill development and refinement in the area of critical reading and writing in Portuguese.

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Portuguese | Portuguese | language | language | global studies | global studies | conversation | conversation | composition | composition | português | português | grammar | grammar | vocabulary | vocabulary | oral communication | oral communication | Brazil | Brazil

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