CHIN 12B Continuation of Beginning Conversational Mandarin (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Second semester course. Continuation of Beginner's course in Mandarin. Extensive oral training in Mandarin. Emphasis on practical vocabulary, pronunciation and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Mandarin rather than reading and writing in Chinese characters.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Produce accurate pronunciation and tones of Mandarin.
- Outcome 2: Speak Mandarin in a variety of familiar situations of everyday life utilizing the structures introduced at the advanced low level
- Outcome 3: Engage in simple conversations that demonstrate knowledge of practical vocabulary and idiomatic expressions.
- Outcome 4: Compare and contrast basic aspects of Chinese language and culture.