CHN*101*10 Description

Elementary Chinese I

An introduction to Mandarin Chinese, this course offers an integrated approach to basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Class work is supplemented by laboratory periods which include practice with language tapes and video tapes. Discussion of a graded series of cultural topics promotes students understanding of Chinese life and society and aids language learning. Three class meetings and one or two laboratory sessions per week at the discretion of the instructor. STUDENTS MUST NOT HAVE TAKEN OR PLACED INTO A HIGHER LEVEL OF CHINESE