2020 Languages & Applied Linguistics Summer Courses


    First-Year Chinese (5 credits)

  • CHIN 1

    Session 1

    Instruction in elementary spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin), beginning with the sounds of Chinese and their representation in the pinyin romanization system. Conversation, structural analysis, and an introduction to character texts. The first-year sequence (1-2-3) begins only in the fall quarter. Students interested in learning Chinese who are uncertain about where they should enter the sequence should meet with the instructor prior to the first class meeting. (Formerly Instruction in the Chinese (Mandarin) Language.)

    Proposed Instructor - Jing Wu

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  • First-Year Japanese (5 credits)

  • JAPN 1-01

    Session 1

    Students carry out beginning-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write Japanese scripts (hiragana, katakana, and about 40 kanji). (Formerly Instruction in the Japanese Language.)

    Proposed Instructor - Keiko Yukawa

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  • First-Year Japanese (5 credits)

  • JAPN 1-02

    Session 1

    Students carry out beginning-level tasks that involve listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing, and learn how to read and write Japanese scripts (hiragana, katakana, and about 40 kanji). (Formerly Instruction in the Japanese Language.)

    Proposed Instructor - Keiko Yukawa

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  • Medical Spanish (5 credits)

  • SPAN 5M

    Session 1

    Students learn medical vocabulary, useful expressions, suitable grammatical structures, and cultural background to be able to interact with Spanish-speaking patients and doctors. Medical Spanish fulfills language requirement for the health sciences and human biology majors. Prerequisite(s): SPAN 4; or SPHS 4, or SPHS 5, or SPHS 6; or placement into Spanish 5 via the online Spanish Placement Examination. Enrollment is restricted to health sciences and human biology majors. (General Education Code: CC)

    All students - restrictions lifted in summer. Contact summer@ucsc.edu for a permission code to enroll.

    Proposed Instructor - Ariel Pérez

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