Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 101

MANDARIN CHINESE I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces conversational Mandarin Chinese using the phonetic system pinyin and over 200 characters. Focuses on structure and sentence patterns of Chinese; reading, speaking, and culture. Equivalent to two years of high school Chinese. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: CHIN 120)

CHIN 102

MANDARIN CHINESE II

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: CHIN 101 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Serves as continuation of CHIN 101. Provides advanced language skills in Mandarin with increased emphasis on speaking, listening comprehension skills, student compositions, reading, and culture. Includes over 300 new characters and construction of more elaborate and practical dialogues. Equivalent to three years of high school Chinese. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: CHIN 130)

CHIN 120

MANDARIN CHINESE I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Basic conversational Mandarin Chinese using the phonetic system pinyin. Basic structure and sentence patterns of Chinese and introduction to writing Chinese characters. Aspects of the culture will be introduced. Equivalent to two years high school Chinese. [D; SCU; UC] (Same as: CHIN 101)

CHIN 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of Chinese of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU]