Chinese Languages

CHIN 101: Mandarin for Beginner I (Non-Heritage)

A beginner level Mandarin Chinese course for students who have little or no previous Chinese experience. This course is designed to equip learners’ with basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Mandarin Chinese through interactive classroom activities, language lab and online practices as well as exploring some key components of Chinese culture and customs.

CHIN 102: Mandarin for Beginner II (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 102 is a continuation of CHIN 101 for students who have taken CHIN 101 or equivalent. The course is designed to further equip students with communicative language skills for listening, speaking, reading and writing in Mandarin Chinese in real life Mandarin speaking environment. Students will learn about 250 more Chinese characters for reading and writing.