CHIN 101

Beginning Mandarin

Course Description

Basic grammar, vocabulary building, speaking.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

5

Fixed

2

Note

Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Effective Writing

Learning Outcome

Write short paragraphs, notes and similar texts at the ACTFL novice low level. (See Chinese major learning outcome 2)

Title

Practices and Conventions

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a basic understanding of a variety of Chinese cultural practices and communicative conventions. (See Chinese major learning outcome 3)

Title

Speaking and Understanding

Learning Outcome

Speak and understand Mandarin Chinese at the ACTFL novice mid level. (See Chinese major learning outcome 1)

Title

Effective Listening

Learning Outcome

Listen to conversations, dialogs, and live interaction at the ACTFL novice mid level. (See Chinese major learning outcome 1)