CHI (Chinese)

CHI 101  Elementary Chinese I  (4 hours)

This course is designed for true beginners who wish to acquire fundamental skills in Chinese language (Mandarin), and to learn about elements of Chinese culture through language study. Students will develop communicative competence in handling daily situations through carefully designed pedagogical activities and assignments. The development of speaking and listening skills will be emphasized throughout the two-semester sequence; reading and writing skills will also be cultivated accordingly.

CHI 102  Elementary Chinese II  (4 hours)

This course is designed for students who have completed CHI 101 who wish to further develop their skills in Chinese language (Mandarin), and to learn about elements of Chinese culture through language study. Students will develop communicative competence in handling daily situations through carefully designed pedagogical activities and assignments. The development of speaking and listening skills will be emphasized throughout the two-semester sequence; reading and writing skills will also be cultivated accordingly. Prerequisite: CHI 101 or equivalent.