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CHIN Courses

CHIN 101: Chinese I
A beginning course in Chinese focusing on the development of basic communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The dialect taught is Mandarin, and the course is designed for students who have had no prior exposure to the Chinese language. The course includes basic vocabulary, essentials of Chinese grammar and syntax, correct pronunciation and intonation, and the use of speech patterns. Additionally, knowledge and understanding of the cultures of the Chinese-speaking world play an integral part in the learning process. 4 HRS

CHIN 102: Chinese II
This course is the second course at the beginning level in Chinese, focusing on further development of basic communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The dialect taught is Mandarin, and the course is designed for students who have had CHIN 101 Beginning Chinese I or equivalent. The course includes basic vocabulary, essentials of Chinese grammar and syntax, and the use of speech patterns. Additionally, knowledge and understanding of the cultures of the Chinese-speaking world play an integral part in the learning process. 4 HRS

CHIN 201: Chinese III
This course is the first course at the intermediate level in Chinese, the Mandarin dialect, focusing on conversation combined with a further study of grammatical and syntactic rules to develop communicative skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 4 HRS

IAI Humanities

CHIN 202: Intermediate Chinese II
CHIN 202 is a fourth semester course that focuses on the mastery of intermediate and advanced level Chinese language concepts. The course incorporates strategies to improve oral and written communicative competencies through discussions, readings, and compositions on cultures, customs, and traditions of the Chinese-speaking world. Additionally, students will analyze short pieces of Chinese literature and engage in a cross-disciplinary presentation in relation to the humanities: Art, literature, music, dance, etc. 4 HRS
IAI GEC Code - H1 900