East Asian Languages
- Beginning to Advanced Levels
- Grounded in Cultural Contexts
- Provides an Immersive Learning Experience
As business with China and Japan increase, Mandarin and Japanese become essential languages for those who need to interact in a clear and culturally attuned way. These courses allow you to establish, enhance, or perfect your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. You will expand your understanding of dialect, grammar, intonations, and word usage while improving idiomatic and grammatical conversational abilities.
Take your first steps toward Mandarin language proficiency through these engaging, interactive, asynchronous online lessons.
Expand your vocabulary, improve your reading comprehension, and maintain your conversation skills in Mandarin through presentation and discussion.
Learn about the te-form of Japanese verbs and expand the range of your conversational skills in Japanese.
Build upon previous Japanese study and learn to form complex sentences, to report on recent events, and to express opinions.
If you have never studied Mandarin, then begin learning the language in this introductory course.
This course builds on Mandarin I, or its equivalent, with emphasis on listening and speaking, and the gradual addition of reading and writing.