These two courses are designed to consolidate the foundations built in Basic Chinese and continue developing students’ skills in aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Upon completion of the courses, students should be able to speak Chinese with fluency on everyday topics, reach a literacy level of 1000 characters (approximately 1200 common words written in both traditional and simplified characters), read materials written in simple standard written Chinese, and produce both orally and in writing short compositions on everyday topics. Conducted in Mandarin.
The Class: Type: drill/discussion/reading
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on classroom performance, homework, daily quizzes, regular written and oral unit tests, and a final exam
Extra Info: not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: CHIN 102 or permission of instructor
Distributions: Division I;