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CHINESE 110 Elementary Chinese I Credits: 5

Introduction to the sound system of modern Chinese, aural comprehension, oral expression, basic structural patterns, writing systems.

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CHINESE 120 Elementary Chinese II Credits: 5

Dialogue practice and conversation, reading of simple stories and essays, comparative study of Chinese and English grammar and syntax.

Prerequisites: CHINESE 110.

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CHINESE 211 Second Year Chinese I Credits: 3

Introductory readings of colloquial Chinese, literature, conversation, simple composition, and comparison between written and spoken styles in modern Chinese.

Prerequisites: CHINESE 120 or equivalent.

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CHINESE 221 Second Year Chinese II Credits: 3

Readings of modern Chinese with emphasis on expository writings, analysis of syntactic structure, composition and translation.

Prerequisite: CHINESE 211 or equivalent.