This course is for students who have finished Chinese 2 or the equivalent. Students will learn and practice more speaking and listening. They will be able to speak longer sentences using more difficult grammar and write a longer essay than Chinese 2. Reading and writing characters will be practiced as well. Students will be able to read and write special types of articles like news and email. Cultural aspects of China will also be emphasized. Students will be able to discuss some hot issues in China and express their opinions.