PAAS 418

Classical Chinese Prose

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: PAAS 312, CHIN 310A

Introduces the key features of grammar, syntax and usage of literary Chinese, employing intensive study of a set of readings in the language. Readings will be of literary texts ranging from pre-Han to the Song dynasty.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 418, PAAS 312, CHIN 310A.


  • For non-native speakers:
  • One of PAAS 211 with a minimum grade of B, PAAS 318 with a minimum grade of B, CHIN 249B with a minimum grade of B; or
  • permission of the department.
  • For native speakers:
  • No prerequisites.

Undergraduate course in Pacific and Asian Studies offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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