Beginning Language and Structure
Chinese 110: Introduction to Chinese I
This four-credit course serves as an introduction to the Chinese language and characters. Students will be able to understand and carry on simple conversations using the Chinese language and also read and write simple sentences and paragraphs.
Chinese 111: Introduction to Chinese II
This four-credit course builds on skills students have developed in Chinese 110. Students will gain proficiency in reading, speaking, understanding and writing. By the end of this class students will gain the correct pronunciation and accuracy of the writing system. Students will gain a general understanding of Chinese grammar and structure of sentences, be able to read and write short letters and make entries in a journal.
Prerequisite: Chinese 110 or consent of instructor
- Integrated Chinese Textbook (Simplified), Level 1 Part 1, Third Edition. (ISBN: 9780887276385) $39.95
- Integrated Chinese Workbook (Simplified), (ISBN: 9780887276408) $21.95
- Integrated Chinese Character Workbook (Simplified) (ISBN: 9780887276484) $19.95
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Intermediate Language and Structure
Chinese 210: Intermediate Chinese I
Students will build on skills they have developed in Chinese 111. The emphasis will be on increasing students' proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the Chinese language. Students will gain a general understanding of Chinese grammar and the structure of sentences at the intermediate level.
Chinese 211: Intermediate Chinese II
Students will build on skills they have developed in Chinese 210. Although students will improve in all four aspects of language acquisition: speaking, listening, reading, and writing, the course places special emphasis on Chinese conversation. Students will work individually, or in a group daily, on speaking and listening activities to facilitate as much conversation as possible. Students will gain a further understanding of Chinese grammar and the structure of sentences appropriate at the advanced intermediate level.
- Integrated Chinese Textbook (Simplified), Level 1 Part 2, Expanded Second Edition. (ISBN: 088727532X)
- Integrated Chinese Workbook (Simplified), Level 1 Part 2, (ISBN: 0887274781)
- Character Workbook Expanded, 3rd Ed, Trad & Simp (Pbk) (ISBN: 9780887276767)