Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 1  Elementary Chinese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   

Intended for students without previous exposure to Chinese. Begins to develop the ability to converse, read, and write in Mandarin Chinese. Includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures along with an introduction to Chinese culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730661CHIN:1MTWR10:20am - 1:10pmC. Chang66-269

CHIN 2  Continuing Elementary Chinese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: CHIN 1 or equivalent

Further develops conversational, reading, and writing skills in Mandarin Chinese with special emphasis on verbs, grammar, and extension of vocabulary.

CHIN 3  Intermediate Chinese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: CHIN 2

Further development of Mandarin Chinese language skills and their use as tools in exploring Chinese civilization. Further study and review of grammar, exercises in word building, derivation, and the extension of the active and recognition vocabularies.

CHIN 4  Continuing Intermediate Chinese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: CHIN 3

Using Mandarin in traveling, telling stories, describing experiences and discussing Chinese literary works, festivals, food and advanced grammar.

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