CHIN 202

Intermediate Mandarin

Course Description

Advanced grammar, the writing system, reading and writing, speaking, and listening.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Summer

Min

4

Fixed

4

Fixed

5

Fixed

1

Title

Social Practices and Behavior

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of Chinese social practices as well as linguistically and culturally appropriate behavior. (See Chinese major learning outcome 3)

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Listening Comprehension

Learning Outcome

Understand conversations and dialogs at the ACTFL intermediate-high level. (See Chinese major learning outcome 1)

Title

Effective Reading

Learning Outcome

Read a variety of informal and easy formal texts at the ACTFL intermediate-high level, demonstrating the ability to summarize, skim, scan texts and guess unknown words from context. (See Chinese major learning outcome 2)

Title

Speaking and Understanding

Learning Outcome

Speak and understand Mandarin Chinese at the ACTFL intermediate-high level. (See Chinese major learning outcome 1)

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Effective Writing

Learning Outcome

Write short essays, journal entries, and notes at the ACTFL intermediate-mid level. (See Chinese major learning outcome 2)