Introductory Chinese II (CHIN*1210)
Code and section: CHIN*1210*01
Term: Winter 2017
Instructor: M. Hao
This course is a continuation of the Introductory Chinese I. With the completion of the study of the rudiments focused on phonetics (as provided in CHIN*1200), the course shifts to more comprehensive language skills training.
l Master various types of sentence structures and 500 words.
l Have the preliminary ability to speak Chinese and write composition in Chinese characters.
l Have the basic strategy of Chinese learning and relevant knowledge of Chinese culture.
l New Practical Chinese Reader Textbook Vol. 1 新实用汉语课本
l New Practical Chinese Reader Workbook Vol. 1 练习册
l Two CD sets for the Textbook and Workbook respectively
l Video for conversation texts of NPCR lessons (Courselink)
l Chinese Pinyin Input Installation Guide (Courselink)
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 After-class completion of exercises in the workbook and memorization of characters from the textbook are essential to achieving the learning outcomes.