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:
  • PAAS 318 with a minimum grade of B; 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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