Spring 2023 - CHIN 110 B100
Mandarin Chinese II (3)
Class Number: 7430
Delivery Method: Blended
Continues introduction to Mandarin Chinese for students who have developed the necessary foundations from CHIN 100. Students will acquire elementary conversational skills and basic reading ability. Students enrolled/placed into other Chinese courses may not take this course for credit. Students with credit for CHIN 101 may not take this course for further credit.
This course is a continuation of the comprehensive introduction to the basics of Mandarin in CHIN 100. In its multiple approaches, CHIN 110 will focus on perfecting phonetic skills, improving conversational competence and presenting about 200 more Chinese characters for reading and writing.
Students will develop basic communication skills on everyday topics such as making appointments, daily routines, likes and dislikes, studies, hobbies, etc. They will develop a deeper understanding of the Chinese values and customs in cross-cultural perspectives.
This is a blended course with 2 hours of asynchronous learning modules/assignments and a 2-hour in person tutorial each week. Tutorials start in the first week of classes.
CHIN110 may be applied towards the Chinese Certificate and the Global Asian Minor.
- Online Exercises 35%
- Class Work 5%
- E-book Project 10%
- Tests 35%
- Oral Test 15%
CHIN 110 may be applied towards the Chinese Certificate and the Global Asian Minor.
A+ 96-100 B+ 80-84 C+ 65-69 D 50-54
A 91 - 95 B 75-79 C 60-64 F 0- 49A- 85 - 90 B- 70-74 C- 55-59
Ng, B. Let’s Learn Chinese, Book II. Cultural Horizons Education Inc., 2022.
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