Advanced level subject in streamlined sequence. Designed for students who have conversational skills (typically gained from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment) without a corresponding level of literacy. Students conduct their own explorations of modern China using online and print materials, as well as interviews with Chinese in the Boston area. Placement interview on or before Reg. Day required of students who have had prior exposure to Chinese elsewhere. Limited to 16 per section. No listeners.
Faculty: Gao, Panpan

Preference given to pre-registered declared minors, declared concentrators, continuing students, pre-registered students of 21G.076J, juniors, seniors, sophomores, freshmen, in that order, who attend the first two days of class.