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CHNS 131 - Elementary Mandarin Chinese II

4 Credit: (4 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 4 Contact Hours: [CHNS 130 ]

This continuation of CHNS 130  and stresses oral and written expression, aural comprehension, and cultural contexts.
OFFERED: odd-year spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Engage in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language skills (speak, read, and write).

  1. Engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, and exchange opinions in Mandarin Chinese.

Goal 2:  Demonstrate correct intermediate usage of vocabulary in meaningful and relevant contexts.

  1. Compare contextual contexts.
  2. Use correct vocabulary for context when writing Mandarin.
  3. Use correct vocabulary when speaking Mandarin.

Goal 3:  Demonstrate correct use of intermediate grammar in Mandarin.

  1. Identify contexts from listening.
  2. Identify contexts from reading.
  3. Identify contexts from speaking.
  4. Identify correct grammatical use when listening to Mandarin.
  5. Identify correct grammatical use when reading Mandarin.
  6. Identify correct grammatical use when speaking Mandarin.

Goal 4:  Examine Chinese culture.

  1. Compare cultures within China.
  2. Compare the Chinese culture to other cultures.
  3. Examine the role Mandarin plays in the Chinese culture.
  4. Examine the importance of China in today’s world.
  5. Examine the importance of Mandarin in today’s world.

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