2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHN-101 Beginning Chinese


MOTR Equivalent: MOTR LANG 105 Foreign Language I
Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier I
This is an introductory course in Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua) designed for students who have little or no prior exposure to Chinese language. The emphasis of this course is on the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing using both Pinyin phonetic system and simplified Chinese characters. The course will focus on correct pronunciation, accurate tones, and grammatical structures. Content appropriate Chinese social and cultural background and history will be presented in order to promote an understanding of Chinese language and its culture.