Fall 2021 - CHIN 290 D100
Heritage Mandarin Chinese III (3)
Class Number: 4442
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
1 778 782-9439
Prerequisites:CHIN 191 or equivalent. This course is for students of Chinese origin who have near native speaking ability in Chinese (Mandarin or other dialects), but basic knowledge of written Chinese.
A continuation of CHIN 191. Develops students' communicative competence in spoken Mandarin and modern written Chinese. Classes are conducted entirely in Chinese. Intermediate level materials introduce the basic core of China's culture. By the end of the course, students are expected to have an active vocabulary of approximately 1100 Chinese characters.
PLEASE NOTE: The course has two major components in its delivery: 1) 2 hours per week of in-class lecture, which includes grammar, text analysis, and cultural topic discussion and presentation; 2) asynchronous online learning activities, which covers independent vocabulary learning, individual reading and writing practice, and group communication activities. The asynchronous online learning takes approximately six to eight hours per week. Students need a computer and internet access to use SFU Canvas for online learning.
STUDENT SUITABLITY FOR THIS COURSE: This course is for students of Chinese origin who are able to communicate orally on daily routine subjects with limited reading and writing skills. Students who did not take CHIN191 before and who are not sure about their level or suitability for this course should consult the instructor before registering: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Class participation 5%
- Assignments 25%
- Vocab Quiz 15%
- Lesson Test 30%
- Presentation 10%
- Composition 15%
A+ = 96-100 B+ = 83-86 C+ = 70-74 D = 50-59
A = 91-95 B = 79-82 C = 65-69 F = 0-49
A- = 87-90 B- = 75-78 C- = 60-64
For simplified font user:
Li,D, Liu, I., Liu, L., Wang, H., Wang, Z and Xie, Y., A Primer For Advanced Beginners of Chinese (simplified character version) Vol. Two, Columbia University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-231-13585-8
For traditional font user:
Li,D, Liu, I., Liu, L., Wang, H., Wang, Z and Xie, Y., A Primer For Advanced Beginners of Chinese (traditional character version) Vol. Two, Columbia University Press, 2004.ISBN 0-231-12557-7
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