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CHNS010227 days ago

I think overall the class was very effective and has helped me really advance in chinese. The class overall was a lot of work but overall the class was manageable and enjoyable. There were also a lot of non-academic related activities as well.

Fast-PacedLots of Homework
20hrs / week Average difficulty Average value Would take again
CHNS02017 months ago

Zhang is a pretty nice guy, and his grading reflects that. While the daily quizzes and homework can be a lot of work, it's doable and again: not a terribly hard grader. He can struggle to get some points across quickly, but you learn everything eventually.

Fast-PacedLots of HomeworkEasy Grading
4hrs / week Average difficulty Average value Would take again
CHNS04117 months ago

Zhang might be the most enthusiastic and nicest Chinese teacher at Middlebury. The class has a quiz almost every day, but if you are doing the readings they are pretty easy and there are a lot of chances to bump your grade. While I was taking the class I didn't see it as very useful, but as I've continued in my Chinese education the skills and concepts I have been very grateful for the skills and concepts I picked up in this class.

Zhang might be the most enthusiastic and nicest Chinese teacher at Middlebury. The class has a quiz almost every day, but if you are doing the readings they are pretty easy and there are a lot of chances to bump your grade. While I was taking the class I didn't see it as very useful, but as I've continued in my Chinese education the …Read more

Chill and RelaxedEasy GradingEasy Exams
4hrs / week Very low difficulty Very high value Would take again
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