2021 Remote Languages & Applied Linguistics Summer Courses


    Introduction to Applied Linguistics (5 credits)

  • APLX 80

    Session 1

    Introduces the field of applied linguistics, learning about language acquisition, use, and teaching in multilingual contexts from multiple disciplinary perspectives. Also, introduces research models that examine psycholinguistic, sociolinguistic, and/or educational aspects of multilingualism. General Education Code PE-H

    Proposed Instructor - Bryan Donaldson


  • 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.

    Proposed Instructor - Jing Wu


  • First-Year Chinese (5 credits)

  • CHIN 2

    Session 2

    Continuation of Chinese 1, which assumes that students are familiar both with the pinyin romanization system and approximately 150 basic characters.

    Prerequisite(s): CHIN 1 or by consent of instructor.

    Proposed Instructor - Jing Wu


  • First-Year Chinese (5 credits)

  • CHIN 3

    Session 2

    Continuation of Chinese 2, which assumes that students are familiar both with the pinyin romanization system and approximately 300 basic characters.

    Prerequisite(s): CHIN 2 or by consent of instructor.

    Proposed Instructor - Jing Wu


  • First-Year Japanese (5 credits)

  • JAPN 1

    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).

    Proposed Instructor - Miyuki Takeuchi


  • 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 Human Biology majors. General Education Code CC

    Prerequisite(s): SPAN 4; or SPHS 4, or SPHS 5, or SPHS 6; or placement into SPAN 5 or SPHS 4 via the online Spanish Placement Examination. Enrollment is restricted to human biology majors.

    Proposed Instructor - Carolina Castillo-Trelles