This course is designed for individuals learning Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language at the beginning level. The course aims at developing elementary communicative skills and basic knowledge of the Mandarin Chinese language. Extensive training in the vocabulary building and role-playing, utilizing language in everyday situations, as well as phonology, character writing, and basic grammar skills will be introduced. Learners will be exposed to the Chinese culture along with the language study. Offered as needed.
This course is a continuation of CHI 101. It will instruct the student in relatively more complex grammatical structures and vocabulary building as well as character writing. It encourages an increased degree of accuracy and control in the spoken language with correct tones. Learners will be further exposed to the Chinese culture along with the language study. Offered as needed.