University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Chinese

CHIN 001 - Elementary Chinese I

A study of Mandarin Chinese designed to give students the fundamentals of the sound and writing systems for developing modern Chinese communicative skills. No prior knowledge expected.

CHIN 020 - Chinese Characters

Understand the Chinese writing system and learn to recognize and write basic Chinese characters.

CHIN 051 - Intermediate Chinese I

A continuation of CHIN 002 designed to give students more basic Chinese grammar and vocabulary for daily communication purposes. Prerequisite: CHIN 002 or equivalent.

CHIN 095 - Special Topics

Introductory courses on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

CHIN 101 - 3rd Year College Chinese I

A continuation of CHIN 052 designed with structured readings with emphasis on complex sentence structures, vocabulary expansion, and increased fluency in self-expression. Prerequisite: CHIN 052 or equivalent.

CHIN 121 - 3rd Year Conversation I

To develop students' communicative skills in Chinese by discussing Chinese texts and similar real-life situations in the United States. Prerequisite: CHIN 052.

CHIN 201 - 4th Year College Chinese I

A continuation of CHIN 102 designed to improve oral and written proficiency through reading, discussing, and writing about modern Chinese prose writings. Prerequisites: CHIN 102 or equivalent.

CHIN 251 - Adv Reading & Writing I

To improve reading comprehension and writing skills by learning rhetoric and enlarging vocabulary through reading and discusssing literary works by modern Chinese writers. Prerequisite: CHIN 202.