Chinese (CHINESE)

Chinese (CHINESE) 101  
Introduction to Chinese  

This course introduces the basic elements of Mandarin Chinese that will enable the students to develop communicative language skills, basic conversational skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary knowledge in Chinese. Intensive drills on sound and tones, vocabulary, and sentence patterns in meaningful contexts will be used in order for the students to communicate appropriately and accurately in authentic contexts. The course will introduce students to the diverse culture, history, and social etiquette of China. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

ACTFL Writing Proficiency Test (Score 1.00), or Eligibility for English 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
4 Lecture Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, MX  
HD Course  
Chinese (CHINESE) 102  
Chinese II  

This course is designed for students who have acquired some oral proficiency, but lack formal training and literacy. It teaches more advanced grammar rules while reviewing basic ones. Students will learn how to use a bilingual dictionary to assist their reading of essays and short stories. They will learn to write notes, letters, and paragraphs. The course will introduce students to the diverse culture, history, and social etiquette of China. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

ACTFL Writing Proficiency Test (Score 2.00), or Grade of C or better in Chinese 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
4 Lecture Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, MX  
HD Course  
Chinese (CHINESE) 103  
Chinese III  

This course is designed for students who have acquired some oral proficiency and basic grammar rules of Mandarin Chinese. It will emphasize four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing in culturally authentic situations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Chinese 102 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
4 Lecture Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, MX  
HD Course  
Chinese (CHINESE) 104  
Chinese IV  

This course provides intensive work in the use of Mandarin Chinese through listening, speaking, reading, and writing and through continued enhancement of the cultural awareness intrinsic to those four skills. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Chinese 103 or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
4 Lecture Hours. 4 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, MX  
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