This course is designed to help students develop functional language ability in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese in order to meet the basic needs in their personal and academic lives requiring the use of Chinese.
Activities designed for the course include intensive drills on sounds and tones, vocabulary, grammatical constructions, and traditional and simplified characters in meaningful contexts. There is extensive practice in using Chinese in culturally authentic situations. Both pedagogically prepared texts and authentic materials including a wide variety of regalia will be used in this course.
Required Texts: Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1: Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook; Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 2: Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook, Cheng & Tsui Company, Boston.
Recommended Dictionary: Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary, New Haven: Commercial Press.
- 8:00am-12:40pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jun 22, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015)
- Main Campus: FRE (Forest East)