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Unformatted text preview: all to the day before it is due! No late homework will be
accepted. One letter grade will be deducted (up to 3 letter grades) for each day that an
assignment is late (up to 3 days).
All students will be divided into five groups on the first day of our class. Each group
will give one presentation on the last day we cover a lesson. The group can pick up
their own topic, and it must be about Chinese culture or language.
On the last day we finish a lesson, at the beginning of class, we will have a dictation,
for a total of 6 over the semester. If you are late or sick or otherwise absent, there
will be no make-ups. However, the lowest dictation score of the 6 will be dropped in
calculating your final grade
There are two written tests during the semester, and one final exam. There will be
an oral examination, which during final exam week. It will test you on everything
studied during the semester. If you are sick, have a family emergency, or are absent
for a university-recognized activity, I will schedule a make-up for a test or oral exam
(for only the first time, no make-ups for the second), but only in the most urgent and
appropriately documented cases. Breakdown of Grading
Attendance & Participation
Written assignments (hw)
Dictations (6, lowest dropped)
Tests (two during the semester, one final, each 15%)
100% (A:100-90; B:89-80; C:79-70; D:69-60; F: 59-0)
Lecture (MW) vs. Discussion (Th) Classes
On Mondays and Wednesdays, we will mainly discuss the vocabulary, gramma...
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This document was uploaded on 03/30/2014 for the course CHIN 101 at UMBC.
- Spring '14