PAAS 459

Directed Readings in Chinese Linguistics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: CHIN 461

Advanced course taught in Mandarin. Intended for students who are prepared to read and discuss extensively in Mandarin. Covers aspects of the Chinese language within the general framework of modern linguistics. Topics covered may include Mandarin sound system, pinyin romanization, writing system, word structures, sentence structures, dialect research, national minority languages and language planning in the People's Republic of China.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 459, CHIN 461.


  • For non-native speakers:
  • PAAS 318; and
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied; or
  • permission of the department.
  • For native speakers:
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied.

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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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