CHIN 14A Conversational Mandarin for Speakers of Other Chinese Dialects: Level 1 (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Beginner's course in Mandarin for students who speak another dialect of Chinese. Emphasis on practical vocabulary, pronunciation and idiomatic usage. Designed for students who wish to acquire basic skills of spoken Mandarin rather than formal grammar and literature.
Recommended for all beginning students of Mandarin who can speak at least one Chinese dialect and for students who have some knowledge of Chinese. Not recommended for native speakers of Mandarin.
Requires an additional 1 hour.