Students continue developing their skills in Mandarin Chinese through listening, speaking, reading, and writing; this course focuses on advanced development and use of pronunciation, grammar, tones, Simplified Chinese characters, and cultural understanding. This course has a Conversation Café that allows students to speak with each other and with native or fluent language mentors as they put learned material into practice.

Course Details

Note
All speaking appointments require high-speed internet access (hardwired if possible) and a computer with a webcam, a microphone, and speakers or headphones.

Access to a printer and scanner or digital camera is also necessary for written assignments.

Exams are only available in a paper format; please plan for shipping time.
Prerequisites
Second-Year Chinese, Part 1 (CHIN 051) or equivalent
Course Outline
Unit 1: Hobbies and Sports 爱好和运动
Unit 2: Weather and Seasons 天气和四季
Unit 3: Describe means of Transportation 交通
Unit 4: Talk about Travel Plans 旅行
Unit 5: Review Units 1-4
Unit 6: Health and Medicine 健康和医药
Unit 7: Renting an apartment 看房和租房
Unit 8: Future Plans 未来计划
Unit 9: Arts and Culture 艺术和文化
Syllabus
Textbooks
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Beginning Chinese, Simplified Character Version, Level 1 Part 2- 2nd Edition (loose leaf)
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