CHIN&121 : Chinese I

Chinese language as spoken in Mandarin Chinese. Aural/oral class covers first-year studies in language, with emphasis on functioning within daily life of Chinese people. Covers pronunciation, four tones of language, written practice, and dictation in English and Chinese. Overview of culture and history of China included. (E)

Course Outcomes

  1. Master the Chinese phonetics and the Four tones
  2. Conduct conversations for daily communication
  3. Listen, speak, read and write some basic Chinese characters
  4. Understand the Chinese culture though the shapes, features and meanings of these Chinese characters