CHN 202 : Second Year Mandarin Chinese II

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2nd Yr Mandarin Chinese II



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CHN 201.

Course Description

The second course of a three-course sequence in intermediate Mandarin Chinese language and culture. This course will focus on effective communication in the Mandarin Chinese language, emphasizing both the written and spoken language, as well as an understanding of the practices and products of Chinese culture. Particular attention will be given to exploring the relationship between Chinese language, literature, philosophy, and culture.

Course learning outcomes

1. Use speaking and listening skills to converse with ease and confidence about routine tasks and social situations.
2. Read and compose colloquial text using Chinese characters.
3. Apply wider cultural knowledge and recognize Chinese cultural values in order to interact with native speakers of Mandarin Chinese with elevated appropriateness.
4. Identify and discuss contemporary and historical Chinese cultural works of literature, music, philosophy, visual and/or performing arts.

Content outline

- Resultative verb ends and direction verb endings - Identify locations and give directions - State result or status of an action - Describe position of objects - Express appreciation and hospitality

Required materials

This course will use a textbook and handouts distributed in-class. Students will also be expected to access web-based exercises associated with the textbook.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Cultural Literacy
  • Arts and Letters

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