Forbidden City, BeijingCourse Descriptions

101 BEGINNING CHINESE I

5 Units

Chinese 101 teaches the fundamentals of Chinese grammar. Students are trained to pronounce Chinese (Mandarin) correctly, to acquire a small working vocabulary which they use in conversation and phonetic writing, to read and write in phonetic transcription and to read and write approximately 150 Chinese characters. Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended preparation: Eligibility for English 120 or ESL 151.

Note: Not open to students with oral proficiency or who have attended schools where Mandarin Chinese was the language of instruction.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

102 BEGINNING CHINESE II

5 units

Chinese 102 continues to present the fundamentals of Chinese grammar. Students are further trained to pronounce Mandarin correctly, to build their conversational and written vocabulary, and to read and write approximately 300 more Chinese characters. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Chinese 101 or equivalent.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

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