Fall 2011 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Hu, Xueyan
Discipline and Number
CHIN 1311 Section: 501
Day:
MW Time: 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Title:
Beginning Chinese I

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

This course is an introduction to the Mandarin Chinese Language, which is spoken not only in Mainland China, but also in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and many overseas Chinese communities throughout the world. Although the main emphasis of the course will be laid on verbal communication skills in listening and speaking, reading and writing skills will also be integrated in the learning. Students will be introduced to the basic grammar, and elements of the writing system – Chinese characters, as well as aspects of Chinese culture and civilization

REQUIRED TEXTS:

3nd edition of the following books:
中 文 听 说 读 写 3nd Edition
1.Integrated Chinese, Textbook , Level One, Part One
2.Integrated Chinese, Character Workbook, Level One, Part One
3.Integrated Chinese, Workbook, Level One , Part One
4.Audio CD attached to the Workbook
Author: Tao-chung Yao and Yuehua Liu
Publisher: Boston: Cheng &Tsui Company

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

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