Conversational Chinese II (CHIN*1290)
Code and section: CHIN*1290*01
Term: Winter 2017
Instructor: M. Hao
This course further expands listening and speaking skills by systematically introducing grammatical points from the simple to the more complex using Pinyin, the Chinese phonetic alphabet system.
l Master “Putonghua” (Mandarin) pronunciation and intonation.
l Master more than 1,000 commonly used words, and 80 essential grammatical points.
l Capable of carrying on conversations on 40 topics of daily life situations.
l Intensive Spoken Chinese 口语速成
l CD for the text conversations
l Pronunciation practices
Method of presentation:
l The course will teach only the essential and ensure plenty of practice.
l Active student participation is vitally important to a successful experience of learning the language.
l Pre-class preparation and after-class review of the materials are essential to achieving the learning outcomes.