ASIALANG 101 — FIRST SEMESTER CHINESE

4 credits.

Introduces the sounds, basic grammar along with 400 characters of standard spoken Chinese. It also teaches beginner-level communication skills in everyday life. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 102 — SECOND SEMESTER CHINESE

4 credits.

Introduces the basic grammar along with 400 Chinese characters of standard spoken Chinese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department.

ASIALANG 103 — FIRST SEMESTER JAPANESE

4 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to communicate in Japanese in basic everyday situations. Enroll Info: No previous knowledge of Japanese expected. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 103 prior to Summer 2019).

ASIALANG 104 — SECOND SEMESTER JAPANESE

4 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to communicate in Japanese in basic everyday situations. Continuation of skill development from ASIALANG 103. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 104 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 105 — FIRST SEMESTER KOREAN

4 credits.

Provides students with basic conversation skills and grammatical patterns, assuming that students have no or little previous background knowledge of the Korean language. The learning goal of the course is to equip students with communicative skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing at a basic level in Korean; Using contemporary standard Korean, students will learn how to express simple ideas such as attributes, identities, locations, time, daily activities, weekend plan, desires, as well as how to combine simple ideas in a various way. Enroll Info: Not open to students who completed E ASIAN 105 prior to summer 2019.

ASIALANG 106 — SECOND SEMESTER KOREAN

4 credits.

Essentials of modern spoken and written Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Enroll Info: Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 106 prior to Summer 2019

ASIALANG 110 — ELEMENTARY CHINESE I

2 credits.

Introduction to the fundamental phonetic system and grammar of standard spoken Chinese along with 200 characters. Enroll Info: Not open to students with credit for ASIALANG 101 (or E ASIAN 101 or 121 prior to Fall 2019).

ASIALANG 111 — ELEMENTARY CHINESE II

2 credits.

Introduction to the fundamental phonetic system and grammar of standard spoken Chinese along with 200 characters. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department.

ASIALANG 113 — FIRST SEMESTER ELEMENTARY JAPANESE

2 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to communicate in Japanese in basic everyday situations. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 114 — SECOND SEMESTER ELEMENTARY JAPANESE

2 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to communicate in Japanese in basic everyday situations. Enroll info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department.

ASIALANG 201 — THIRD SEMESTER CHINESE

4 credits.

Introduces intermediate-level communication skills in varying Chinese settings. Students will learn a wide range of vocabulary, grammar structure and pragmatic usage in situated dialogues. They will improve four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and pragmatic competence through interactive and meaningful in-class activities and after-class assignments. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department.

ASIALANG 202 — FOURTH SEMESTER CHINESE

4 credits.

Introduces intermediate-level communication skills in varying Chinese settings. Students will learn a wide range of vocabulary, grammar structure and pragmatic usage in situated dialogues. They will improve four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and pragmatic competence through interactive and meaningful in-class activities and after-class assignments. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department.

ASIALANG 203 — THIRD SEMESTER JAPANESE

4 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and Japanese culture. Continuation of skill development from elementary language courses reviewing, reinforcing and expanding grammar, kanji and vocabulary/ expressions. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 203 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 204 — FOURTH SEMESTER JAPANESE

4 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and Japanese culture. Continuation of skill development from ASIA LANG 203. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 204 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 205 — THIRD SEMESTER KOREAN

4 credits.

Focus on two areas of Korean language learning (listening speaking) so that students can understand and express themselves in contemporary Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 345 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 206 — FOURTH SEMESTER KOREAN

4 credits.

Further practice in speaking, reading and writing Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 346 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 301 — FIFTH SEMESTER CHINESE

4 credits.

Selections principally from materials in modern Chinese society, to expose students to reading a variety of topics and styles. Classes conducted in Chinese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 301 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 302 — SIXTH SEMESTER CHINESE

4 credits.

Selections principally from materials in modern Chinese society, to expose students to reading a variety of topics and styles. Classes conducted in Chinese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 302 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 303 — FIFTH SEMESTER JAPANESE

4 credits.

Focus on proficiency in four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and Japanese culture. Continuation of skill development from the second-year language courses reviewing, reinforcing and expanding grammar, kanji and vocabulary/ expressions. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 303 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 304 — SIXTH SEMESTER JAPANESE

4 credits.

Further practice in reading and writing. Extensive as well as intensive readings in contemporary texts. At least 1,000 more characters introduced. Conducted in Japanese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 304 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 305 — FIFTH SEMESTER KOREAN

3 credits.

Further practice in reading and writing. Extensive as well as intensive readings in contemporary texts. Conducted in Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 348 prior to Summer 2019

ASIALANG 306 — SIXTH SEMESTER KOREAN

3 credits.

Further practice in reading and writing. Extensive as well as intensive readings in contemporary texts. Conducted in Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 348 prior to Summer 2019

ASIALANG 307 — FIRST SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the elementary level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 308 — SECOND SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the elementary level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 311 — FIRST SEMESTER CLASSICAL CHINESE

3 credits.

Provides an introduction to basic grammar and vocabulary of literary Chinese prose and poetry. In addition, fundamental background knowledge and reference tools that can aid in the understanding of classical Chinese texts will be introduced. English is the primary language of translation and class discussion, with supplementary use of modern Mandarin. Enroll Info: This course is intended for learners of modern Chinese as a foreign language and students of other Asian languages who need Classical Chinese for their studies. Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department.

ASIALANG 312 — SECOND SEMESTER CLASSICAL CHINESE

3 credits.

An introduction to basic grammar and vocabulary of literary Chinese prose and poetry. In addition, fundamental background knowledge and reference tools that can aid in the understanding of classical Chinese texts will be introduced. English is the primary language of translation and class discussion, with supplementary use of modern Mandarin. Intended for learners of modern Chinese as a foreign language and students of other Asian languages who need Classical Chinese for their studies. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 322 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 317 — FIRST SEMESTER SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the elementary level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 327 — SECOND SEMESTER SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the elementary level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 341 — ELEMENTARY SUMMER IMMERSION PERSIAN

8 credits.

Elementary level language taught in a residential summer language immersion format. Enroll Info: Open only to students who have been admitted to the Arabic Persian Turkish Language Immersion Institute at UW-Madison.

ASIALANG 355 — FIRST SEMESTER ASIAN LANGUAGE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

4 credits.

Graduate students enrolled in this course attend, and complete all assigned coursework, for one of the first-semester Asian languages offered by the department (Burmese, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Hmong, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Persian, Sanskrit, Thai, Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese). In addition, graduate students develop vocabulary lists and other target language materials linked to individual research goals, and reflect both in oral discussion and in writing on progress towards research and professional language learning goals. Graduate students will have additional regular meetings with the instructor or supervisor. Enroll Info: May be repeated if enrolled in a different language.

ASIALANG 356 — SECOND SEMESTER ASIAN LANGUAGE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

4 credits.

Graduate students enrolled in this course attend, and complete all assigned coursework, for one of the second-semester Asian languages offered by the department (Burmese, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Hmong, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Persian, Sanskrit, Thai, Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese). In addition, graduate students develop vocabulary lists and other target language materials linked to individual research goals, and reflect both in oral discussion and in writing on progress towards research and professional language learning goals, and will have additional regular meetings with the instructor or supervisor. Enroll Info: May be repeated if enrolled in a different language.

ASIALANG 357 — THIRD SEMESTER ASIAN LANGUAGE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

4 credits.

Graduate students enrolled in this course attend, and complete all assigned coursework, for one of the third-semester Asian languages offered by the department (Burmese, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Hmong, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Persian, Sanskrit, Thai, Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese). In addition, graduate students develop field work interview scripts, simple research proposals, or other intermediate target language materials linked to individual research goals, and reflect both in oral discussion and in writing on progress towards research and professional language learning goals. Graduate students will have additional regular meetings with the instructor or supervisor. Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Enroll Info: May be repeated if enrolled in a different language.

ASIALANG 358 — FOURTH SEMESTER ASIAN LANGUAGE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

4 credits.

Graduate students enrolled in this course attend, and complete all assigned coursework, for one of the fourth-semester Asian languages offered by the department (Burmese, Chinese, Filipino, Hindi, Hmong, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Persian, Sanskrit, Thai, Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese). In addition, graduate students develop field work interview scripts, simple research proposals, or other intermediate target language materials linked to individual research goals, and reflect both in oral discussion and in writing on progress towards research and professional language learning goals. Graduate students will have additional regular meetings with the instructor or supervisor. Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Enroll Info: May be repeated if enrolled in a different language.

ASIALANG 378 — CHINESE CONVERSATION

3 credits.

Introduces students to oral communication skills including verbal and nonverbal behavior in Mandarin Chinese. Student will acquire useful terms and phrases for daily conversations and professional reports, and learn how to converse and interact appropriately in varying real-life situations. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 333 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 379 — BUSINESS CHINESE

3 credits.

Introduces learners of Chinese to the culture, commerce, and etiquette in the Chinese society. Students will acquire a working knowledge of the vocabulary and expressions that are essential for business transactions. They will also learn culturally applicable business strategies and understand Chinese people's expectations, concerns and needs. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 379 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 401 — SEVENTH SEMESTER CHINESE

3 credits.

Extensive readings in advanced general and specialized texts in contemporary Chinese, and discussion on the content of the reading materials. Conducted in Chinese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 401 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 402 — EIGHTH SEMESTER CHINESE

3 credits.

Extensive readings in advanced general and specialized texts in contemporary Chinese, and discussion on the content of the reading materials. Conducted in Chinese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 402 prior to Fall 2019.

ASIALANG 403 — SEVENTH SEMESTER JAPANESE

3 credits.

Extensive readings in advanced general and specialized texts in contemporary Japanese, and discussion on the content of the reading materials. Conducted in Japanese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 403 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 404 — EIGHTH SEMESTER JAPANESE

3 credits.

Extensive readings in advanced general and specialized texts in contemporary Japanese, and discussion on the content of the reading materials. Conducted in Japanese. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 404 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 405 — SEVENTH SEMESTER KOREAN

3 credits.

Extensive readings in advanced general and specialized texts in Korean, and discussion on the content of the reading materials. Conducted in Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 405 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 406 — EIGHTH SEMESTER KOREAN

3 credits.

Extensive readings in advanced general and specialized texts in Korean, and discussion on the content of the reading materials. Conducted in Korean. Enroll Info: Students with prior experience in the language are required to take a placement test administered by the department. Not open to students with credit for E ASIAN 406 prior to Summer 2019.

ASIALANG 407 — THIRD SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the intermediate level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 408 — FOURTH SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the intermediate level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 417 — THIRD SEMESTER SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the intermediate level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 427 — FOURTH SEMESTER SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the intermediate level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 441 — INTERMEDIATE SUMMER IMMERSION PERSIAN

8 credits.

Elementary level language taught in a residential summer language immersion format. Enroll Info: Open only to students who have been admitted separately to the Arabic Persian Turkish Language Immersion Institute at UW-Madison.

ASIALANG 507 — FIFTH SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the advanced-low level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 508 — SIXTH SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the advanced-low level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 517 — FIFTH SEMESTER SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the advanced level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 527 — SIXTH SEMESTER SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the advanced level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 541 — ADVANCED SUMMER IMMERSION PERSIAN

8 credits.

Elementary level language taught in a residential summer language immersion format. Enroll Info: Open only to students who have been admitted separately to the Arabic Persian Turkish Language Immersion Institute at UW-Madison.

ASIALANG 607 — SEVENTH SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the advanced-high level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None

ASIALANG 608 — EIGHTH SEMESTER SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGE

4 credits.

Proficiency at the advanced-high level in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, using communicative approaches. Enroll Info: None