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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog
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CHIN& 121 - Chinese I

5 Credits
A comprehensive beginning Chinese course, which includes instruction and practice in all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Course Note Previously CHIN 101.

Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day

Designed to Serve Transfer students who need to fulfill a language requirement. Students interested in languages and cultures.
Active Date 2015-02-02

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
Pinyin and the four tones Word order Word formation Asking questions Numbers and measure words Dates and time words Negative statements Word collocation Basic Chinese strokes and radicals Introduction to Chinese culture

Student Learning Outcomes
Students demonstrate oral proficiency in Chinese with emphasis on pronunciation, speaking, and understanding.

Students demonstrate an ability to use basic grammatical structures.

Students demonstrate ability to read and write in Chinese.

Students demonstrate an understanding of Chinese-speaking cultures and their relationship with English-speaking U.S. culture.

Students demonstrate awareness of the importance of effective communication in an increasingly global society.

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