Kuo-Chan Sun, PhD

Teaching Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Chinese Language Coordinator, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept

Contact

Teaching Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Email
kc.sun2@ualberta.ca
Address
320 Pembina Hall
8921 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H8

Chinese Language Coordinator, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Email
kc.sun2@ualberta.ca

Overview

Research

Speech perception; Spoken word recognition; East Asian Psycholinguistics; Second language acquisition; Chinese linguistics; Chinese language and pedagogy


Teaching

Chinese Psycholinguistics; Chinese language and pedagogy

Courses

CHINA 101 - Basic Chinese I

A non-intensive introduction to Mandarin Chinese. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.

Fall Term 2020
CHINA 102 - Basic Chinese II

A continuation of CHINA 101. Prerequisite: CHINA 101. Note: Not open to students with matriculation in Chinese, i.e., CHINA 30 or equivalent.

Winter Term 2021
CHINA 201 - Basic Chinese III

A continuation of CHINA 102. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 102.

Fall Term 2020
CHINA 202 - Basic Chinese IV

A continuation of CHINA 201. Designed to develop further basic skills in spoken and written Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 201.

Winter Term 2021
CHINA 301 - Intermediate Chinese I

Continuing study of spoken and written modem standard Chinese. Conversation and composition are integrated with reading and discussion of texts of modem Chinese prose, fiction, and other kinds of writing. Prerequisite: CHINA 202 and 208, or consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020
CHINA 302 - Intermediate Chinese II

A continuation of CHINA 301. Prerequisite: CHINA 301 or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
CHINA 401 - Advanced Chinese I

Development of language skills through contemporary film, television programs and newspapers. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 or consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020
CHINA 402 - Advanced Chinese II

Development of language skills through reading modern fiction and/or non-fiction. Readings in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHINA 401 or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
CHINA 407 - Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese

Advanced readings from newspapers, magazines, social commentary and/or literary prose. Prerequisite: CHINA 302 or consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020