Lower-Division

CHIN 1 First-Year Chinese

Instruction in elementary spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin), beginning with the sounds of Chinese and their representation in the pinyin romanization system. Conversation, structural analysis, and an introduction to character texts. The first-year sequence (1-2-3) begins only in the fall quarter. Students interested in learning Chinese who are uncertain about where they should enter the sequence should meet with the instructor prior to the first class meeting.

Credits

5

CHIN 2 First-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 1, which assumes that students are familiar both with the pinyin romanization system and approximately 150 basic characters.

Credits

5

CHIN 3 First-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 2, which assumes that students are familiar both with the pinyin romanization system and approximately 300 basic characters.

Credits

5

CHIN 4 Second-Year Chinese

Instruction in intermediate spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin). Conversation, composition, and the reading of modern texts. The second-year sequence (4-5-6) begins only in the fall quarter.

Credits

5

CHIN 5 Second-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 4. Conversation, composition, and the reading of modern texts.

Credits

5

CHIN 6 Second-Year Chinese

Continuation of Chinese 5. Conversation, composition, and the reading of modern texts.

Credits

5

CHIN 94 Group Tutorial

Provides a means for a small group of students to study a particular topic in consultation with a faculty sponsor. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

CHIN 99 Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

CHIN 99F Tutorial

Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2