Yale-NUS offers a course in Classical Chinese. For specific questions about the courses, please contact the relevant faculty.
For a list of courses taught this coming semester, please visit the OurCORS site. For a complete list of courses, see below.
Pre-requisite(s): YLC2202 Intermediate Chinese 2 or native equivalency
This course will introduce students to the basic particles and grammatical structure of the classical Chinese language (otherwise known as literary Chinese). Through the close reading of texts from the pre- and early-imperial periods, students will also learn skills such as recognising syntactic parallelism, the art of reading in context, and understanding rhetorical structures.
|A First Course in Literary Chinese, vol. I||Harold Shadick||Cornell University Press||978-0801498374|
|A First Course in Literary Chinese, vol. II||Harold Shadick||Cornell University Press||978-0801498381|
For course-specific textbooks, click on the course description above. For a complete list of course textbooks, please visit the textbook website.
By completing Classical Chinese, students will be able to: