Jun 22, 2021
CHIN& 122 - Chinese II Credits: 5
Continues the study of Mandarin Chinese. Focuses on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasizes pronunciation, vocabulary development, and sentence structure. Includes practice with complex Chinese characters as well as simpler forms.
Prerequisite: A grade of 2.0 or higher in CHIN& 121 or equivalent with instructor’s permission; and eligible for ENGL 099 .
Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Develop awareness and value similarities and differences between Chinese culture and the cultures of other communities without biased judgment.
- Illustrate the differences as a learning opportunity to discover more about Chinese culture.
- Observe and analyze the issues and trends of Chinese community from open-minded perspectives.
- Communicate and interact in a linguistically and culturally appropriate and effective manner in the Chinese-speaking environment.
- Demonstrate mastery of basic grammatical structures, correct pronunciation, accurate tones and relevant knowledge and understanding of Chinese culture.
- Demonstrate verbal communication through interactive task completion.
- Demonstrate reading skills.
- Manage a number of situations that have immediate concern to you: relate simple information about academic studies; offer or request assistance; relate simple information on your own daily routine; purchase goods in a store and order food in a restaurant; express gratitude after being helped by others; discuss weather conditions; and ask and give directions, including taking mass transit.
- Analyze cultural perspectives and values of a multicultural world.
- Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.
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