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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.
Ying Hu ()
Dates: May 20-June 28
Course Objectives: 1. To enable students to communicate (listen, speak, read, write) accurately and appropriately in simple Chinese for common everyday purposes such as greeting, introducing friends and family, identifying people or objects, asking for one's personal information (including name, occupation, nationality, address, phone number), expressing gratitude to someone, making a reply to a complimentary remark, talking about one's family, one's school and one's studies, looking for someone, seeing a guest off, asking the time, making an appointment, making an invitation, making a suggestion, asking for someone?s opinion, shopping. 2. To lay a good foundation for students to handle the Chinese language learning tasks in Chinese 002, which will be offered in the second half of the summer semester or the spring semester, by helping students (a) to master the Chinese phonetic system so as to be able to speak Chinese with correct pronunciation and intonation, (b) to understand the basic Chinese grammatical concepts so as to monitor one's own Chinese language production, (c) to be aware of some of aspects of Chinese culture imbedded in the Chinese language, and (d) to know the structures of Chinese characters so that students are able to recognize and write them correctly.
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