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CHINESE COURSE OFFERINGS
101. Chinese I — Introductory Chinese. The primary goal of this course is to acquire the basic necessary skills to begin communicating in Chinese. The secondary goal is to gain insight in the grammatical and linguistic study of the language and the Asian culture. Emphasis is placed on four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Conducted in English and Chinese. Four Credits. Fall Semester.
102. Chinese II — A continuation of Chinese I. This course is designed to continue to develop appropriate communicative skills in the Chinese language. Emphasis is placed in oral communication and listening comprehension.
Conducted primarily in Chinese. Prerequisite: Chinese I, placement or equivalent. Four Credits. Spring Semester.
201. Chinese III − Intermediate Chinese — A continuation of Chinese II. Further study of basic Chinese grammar and continued study of the Chinese writing system, with equal emphasis on speaking and reading. This course helps students to develop more advanced linguistic skills, to expand on vocabulary and expressions appropriate to different occasions, and to systematically review previously studied materials. Four Credits. Fall Semester.
202. Chinese IV − Intermediate Chinese — A continuation of Chinese III. This course completes the study of basic Chinese grammar and gives further study of the Chinese writing system, with continued emphasis on both speaking and reading. In this course, we continue improving skills required for writing essays in Chinese. This course helps students to further expand their vocabulary, to communicate in Chinese on wider and deeper topics, and also to get a greater insight into Chinese language and culture. Four Credits. Spring Semester