Business Language & Culture in China II
Course Number: 82-340
Designed for students who have had at least two years of Chinese language training, this 9-unit course aims to help students enhance their language proficiency in professional environment and develop in-depth understanding of the current business culture in China. Authentic materials from newspapers, magazines, TV shows and online sources will be introduced in class to help students deepen their understanding of the business culture in China. Students will be encouraged to foster creative and independent thinking skills, which are crucial for survival in today's business world, through a variety of classroom activities such as group discussion/debate, professional interviews, business project and presentation, and oral/written business reports. Professional language skills (both in speaking and writing), as well as social and business etiquette, will be also introduced and trained throughout the course.