2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHIN 1412 - Beginning Chinese II

4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) A continuation of CHIN 1411  as an introduction to modern spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Increased emphasis on speaking, listening comprehension, and basic principles in grammar along with simple exercises in compositions and reading which include cultural material. Students will write Chinese characters. (1603015113) Prerequisite: CHIN 1411 ; College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing


Course Outcomes
1 - Engage in conversations using level-appropriate grammatical structures including narrating events that take place in the past.
2 - Understand level-appropriate spoken Chinese produced by Chinese speakers of diverse origins.
3 - Write simple and moderately complex sentences using level-appropriate grammatical structures and organize them into cohesive paragraphs.
4 - Read and comprehend level-appropriate authentic texts.
5 - Identify and discuss traditions, customs and values of the Chinese world, and compare and contrast them with characteristics of their own culture.