Faculty of Arts


CHINESE 200

Intermediate Modern Chinese 1


Description

This course is designed for students who have passed CHINESE 101, or students who have previously studied modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin, Putonghua, Guoyu, Hanyu, Huayu) with a similar level of proficiency.

Students who enrol in this course should typically:

  • Know how to give directions, talk about events in sequences, and describe people, clothing and location
  • Know approximately 700 vocabulary items
  • Be able to write about 400 characters

This course trains students in all four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. By the end of the course, students are expected to attain the Intermediate Low level on the ACTFL proficiency scale (approximates to the CEFR language level A2.1).

Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts

  • Sanders, Robert & Nora Yao. 2009. Fundamental Spoken Chinese. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Nora Yao, Margaret Lee & Robert Sanders. 2009. Fundamental Written Chinese. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Supplementary materials will be provided by the Course Coordinator.

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

CHINESE 200: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

CHINESE 101

Restrictions

CHINESE 202. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed


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