2013-2014 Catalog

CHIN 1110 Beginning Chinese I

7.5 - 0.0 - 7.5

Course Description

This course provides fundamental knowledge about Chinese language and culture. It emphasizes all four language skills - reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The Pinyin system of phonetic transliteration is used to teach the pronunciation of syllables and words. It introduces the formation of Chinese characters and establishes core vocabulary and grammar.