Why is it important to learn Chinese?
- Chinese is the modern language with the oldest, continuously written language in the world
- At the current pace of growth, China will surpass the U.S. to become the world’s largest economy in 20 years
- A variety of career options will be open to those who have solid Chinese language skills: university scholars, teachers, international affairs, law, diplomacy, international business and trade
Courses offered at WKU
- CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese I
- CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese II
- CHIN 201Intermediate Chinese I
- CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese II
- CHIN 306 Experiencing Chinese Abroad
- CHIN 318 Intermediate Business Chinese
- CHIN 320 Chinese Conversation and Composition
- CHIN 333 Chinese Culture and Civilization
- CHIN 401 Advanced Chinese I
- CHIN 402 Advanced Chinese II
- CHIN 418 Advanced Business Chinese
- CHIN 420 Advanced Chinese Stylistics
Dr. Ke Peng. Assistant Professor of Chinese
Dr. Peng earned her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Arizona with a major in East Asian Studies and a minor in linguistics. She holds a Master of Science degree in Foreign Language Education from Indiana University, Bloomington.
Yifang Zhang. Instructor of Chinese
Ms. Zhang is a volunteer teacher in the Han Ban Program in China. Ms. Zhang is a Ph.D. candidate in Teaching Chinese As a Second Language from the Northeast Normal University, China.
For more information, contact Dr. Ke Peng at 745-5694 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Source: Department of Modern Languages)