2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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CHIN& 121 - Chinese I

5.0 Credits
Introduction to modern standard Chinese (Mandarin). Emphasis is on learning correct pronunciation and basic structures. Drill in oral use of the language. Concurrent enrollment in CHIN 100 is required. Prerequisite
CHIN 100

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Comprehend content communicated orally to them in the target language.
  2. Communicate basic messages, thoughts, opinions and points of view with clarity in the target language.
  3. Read for comprehension and make use of analytical skills and critical thinking.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary, grammar structures by writing short essays in target language.
  5. Demonstrate general knowledge of the literature, traditions, institutions and geography of the target language and culture.
  6. Compare and contrast to your own culture.

*Students enrolled in Chinese 121 will complete the above objectives at an introductory level.

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