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Apr 21
2018

University of Victoria

TCSL Programs in Canadian Universities

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Name of the Institute

University of Victoria

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Chinese Program

Chinese Studies, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, Faculty of Humanities

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Programs on Campus

Fall Program
Spring Program

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Program in China

Summer Field School in 西北工业大学
Scholarship Exchange Program with East China Normal University 华东师范大学

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Director/ Coordinator

Dr. Richard King

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Yearly Enrolment

Winter Program: 65 students
Spring Program: 42 students
Summer Program:17

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Chinese Instructors

Faculty Members: 3.5
Full-time Sessional Instructors: 0
Part-time Sessional Instructors: 1

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Teaching Assistants

Full-time: 0
Part-time: 3

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Curricular

Fall Program, 1st Term: PAAS 118 (A01+A02), 318,412
Spring Program, 2nd Term: PAAS 218, 413

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Textbooks

中文听说读写 Integrated Chinese, Level 1-3

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Degree Offered

BA and MA in Pacific and Asian Studies: China Area Concentration; Chinese Language and Literature Concentration and General/Minor Program in Chinese Studies

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Events/Activities

Annual Asian Language Speech Contest,
Annual Chinese Bridge-Vancouver Island Singing Contest
Annual Chinese New Year Dinner

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Contact Information

Dr. Jun Tian
Email: jtian@uvic.ca

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Course Description

Sequential Language Courses Intended for Non-Native-Speakers of Chinese:
PAAS 118 Intensive Chinese I (3 units)
PAAS 218 Intensive Chinese II (3 units)
PAAS 318 Intermediate Modern Chinese (3 units)
PAAS 412 Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese (1.5 units)
PAAS 413 Directed Readings in Chinese (1.5 units)

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Research projects

 

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Changes and challenges for the Chinese programs

Also offer various language courses intended for Native Speakers of Chinese